pyramidal process of palatine bone

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py·ram·i·dal pro·cess of palatine bone

the portion of the palatine bone passing lateral and posterior from the angle formed by the vertical and horizontal plates.
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It appeared that the pyramidal process extended all the way to the head of the stapes.
9) Hara et al operated on 4 patients spanning two generations of a Japanese family that exhibited fixation by a bony bar extending from the pyramidal process to the head of the stapes; in each case, there was a normal stapedius tendon but with a monopod stapes superstructure.