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Medical Term:

nasal crest of horizontal plate of palatine bone


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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