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orbital process of palatine bone

 

Definition: the anterior and larger of the two processes at the upper extremity of the vertical plate of the palatine bone, articulating with the maxilla and with the ethmoid and sphenoid bones.

Synonym(s): processus orbitalis ossis palatiniTA

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