bony palate


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bon·y pal·ate

[TA]
a concave elliptic bony plate that contributes to the roof of the oral cavity, formed of the palatine process of the maxilla and the horizontal plate of the palatine bone on either side.
Synonym(s): palatum osseum [TA]

bony palate

bon·y pal·ate

(bō'nē pal'ăt)
A concave elliptic bony plate, constituting the roof of the oral cavity, formed of the palatine process of the maxilla and the horizontal plate of the palatine bone on either side.

bon·y pal·ate

(bō'nē pal'ăt)
Concave elliptic plate that contributes to roof of oral cavity.