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Medical Term:

nasal crest of palatine process of maxilla


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

Synonym(s): crista nasalis processus palatini maxillaeTA

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