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Medical Term:

palatine crest of horizontal process of palatine bone


Definition: a transverse ridge near the posterior border of the bony palate, located on the inferior surface of the horizontal plate of the palatine bone.

Synonym(s): crista palatina laminae horizontalis ossis palatiniTA, crest of palatine bone, palatine crest, crista palatina

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