palatine process of maxilla

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pal·a·tine pro·cess of maxilla

medially directed shelves from the maxillae that, with the horizontal plate of the palatine bone, form the bony palate.

pal·a·tine pro·cess of max·il·la

(pală-tīn proses mak-silă) [TA]
Medially directed shelves from maxillae that, with horizontal plate of palatine bone, form bony palate.
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The palatine processes of the palatoquadrate were low, elongated, and ventrally bent or twisted as in shortfin makos.