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pal·a·tal

(pal'ă-tăl),
Relating to the palate or the palate bone.
Synonym(s): palatine

palatal

(păl′ə-təl)
adj.
1. Of or relating to the palate.
2. Linguistics
a. Produced with the front of the tongue near or against the hard palate, as the (y) in English young.
b. Produced with the blade of the tongue near the hard palate, as the (ch) in English chin.
c. Produced with the front of the tongue in a forward position. Used of a vowel.
n. Linguistics
A palatal sound.

pal′a·tal·ly adv.

palatal

[pal′ətəl]
Etymology: L, palatum, palate
1 pertaining to the palate or palate bone.
2 pertaining to the lingual surface of a maxillary tooth.

pal·a·tal

(pal'ă-tăl)
Relating to the palate or the palate bone.
Synonym(s): palatine.

palatal

1. Pertaining to the palate.
2. Of phonation, produced with the front of the tongue near or against the hard palate.

pal·a·tal

(pal'ă-tăl)
Relating to palate or palate bone.
Synonym(s): palatine.

palatal (pal´ətəl),

adj 1. relating to the palate.
2. the lingual structures or tooth surfaces closest to the palate on the maxillary arch.
palatal bar,
palatal cyst of the newborn,
palatal perforation,
palatal plate,
palatal rugae,
n.pl See rugae.
palatal seal,
palatal shelves,
n.pl the outgrowths of the embryonic maxillae that come together during prenatal development to form the secondary palate.
palatal torus
n a thick protrusion of bone arising from the hard palate's midline. Also called
torus palatinus. See maxillary torus.

palatine, palatal

pertaining to the palate. See also palate.

palatine abscess
commonly diagnosed in companion birds. Are often accumulations of keratinized cellular debris as a result of a dietary deficiency of vitamin A.
palatine fissure
narrow gap beside the palatine process of the incisive bone; covered by the vomeronasal organ and pierced by the naso-incisive duct.
palatine process
medial and lateral palatine processes contribute to the development of the palate and the separation of the oral and nasal cavities.
palatine sinus
one of the paranasal sinuses connecting with the nasal cavity that is particularly large in ruminants.
palatine slit
the caudal half of the palate in birds is divided by a median choanal slit.
palatine tonsil
tonsils found on the ventrolateral border of the soft palate, which are large and housed in a tonsillar sinus in dogs and cats, are absent from the pig and are follicular in ruminants and the horse.
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4 The phonology reconstructed in McAlpin (2003: 543) for PDr has three dorsal stop phonemes, a uvular /q/, a velar /k/, and a palatal /k/.
The three less commonly occurring character states (absent palatal fold, closed umbilicus, irregular coiled apical whorls) were found combined in specimens from Ghana and Liberia, and we concluded that these belong to a separate genus, described below.
Physical examination revealed good oral hygiene, a pedunculated left-sided soft palatal mass ~4 x 5 cm ulcerated on the medial surface, touching the tongue base and faucial pillars on the ipsilateral side but not attached to them.
The rats were untreated (negative control) or treated with rapid palatal expansion without (positive control) or with Icariin at 2.
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In addition, our results suggest that TCDD acts not directly on the developing palatal shelves, but on the mesenchyme
One of the smaller branches penetrated her palatal mucosa and bone.
Palatal tremor (PT) yumusak damagin ritmik silkinmeleri ile karakterli ender bir hareket bozuklugudur.
When sufficient skin has been generated to repair the palatal cleft, the plate is removed and the cleft is repaired by using this additional tissue.
Uvulopalatopharyngoplasty (UPPP), initially described by Fujita & collegues (10-12), is used to correct obstruction at the oropharyngeal level by modification of the uvula, removal of redundant pharyngeal and palatal tissue, and primary closure of the posterior and anterior pillars to enlarge the retropalatal airway.
All patients had three palatal pillar implants placed in the midline and, if their uvula measured greater than 1.
In the developing goat and cow fetus, the tongue is positioned between the palatal shelves until the fetus begins to move.