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Medical Term:

maxillary process of inferior nasal concha


a thin plate of irregular form projecting from the middle of the upper border of the inferior concha, articulating with the maxilla bone and partly closing the orifice of the maxillary sinus.

Synonym(s): processus maxillaris conchae nasalis inferiorisTA

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