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nasal crest of palatine process of maxilla


Definition: 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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