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nasal crest of horizontal plate of palatine bone


Definition: superiorly (nasally) directed bony crest, formed at the meeting of the horizontal processes of the right and left palatine bones, for attachment of the nasal septum.

Synonym(s): crista nasalis laminae horizontalis ossis palatiniTA

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