palatine raphe


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Related to palatine raphe: palatine rugae, incisive papilla

pal·a·tine ra·phe

[TA]
a rather narrow, low elevation in the center of the hard palate that extends from the incisive papilla posteriorly over the entire length of the mucosa of the hard palate.
Synonym(s): raphe palati [TA], palatine ridge

palatine raphe

a medial longitudinal ridge of the mucosa of the hard palate that ends anteriorly in a small oval elevation, the incisive papilla, which overlies the incisive fossa formed between the horizontal plates of the maxillae immediately behind the incisor teeth.

pal·a·tine ra·phe

(pal'ă-tīn rā'fē) [TA]
A rather narrow, low elevation in the center of the hard palate that extends from the incisive papilla posteriorly over the entire length of the mucosa of the hard palate.

pal·a·tine ra·phe

(pal'ă-tīn rā'fē) [TA]
Low narrow elevation in center of hard palate that extends from incisive papilla posteriorly over entire length of mucosa of hard palate.