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lesser palatine foramina

 

Definition: openings on the hard palate of palatine canals passing vertically through the tuberosity of the palatine bone and transmitting the smaller palatine nerves and vessels.

Synonym(s): foramina palatina minoraTA, posterior palatine foramina

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