palatoglossal arch

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pal·a·to·glos·sal arch

[TA]
one of a pair of ridges or folds of mucous membrane passing from the soft palate to the side of the tongue; it encloses the palatoglossus muscle and forms the anterior margin of the tonsillar fossa. Also demarcates the oral cavity from the isthmus of fauces.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

pal·a·to·glos·sal arch

(pal'ă-tō-glos'ăl ahrch) [TA]
One of a pair of ridges or folds of mucous membrane passing from the soft palate to the side of the tongue; it encloses the palatoglossus muscle and forms the anterior margin of the tonsillar fossa. Also demarcates the oral cavity from the isthmus of fauces.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

pal·a·to·glos·sal arch

(pal'ă-tō-glos'ăl ahrch) [TA]
One of a pair of ridges of mucous membrane passing from soft palate to side oftongue; encloses palatoglossus muscle andforms anterior margin of tonsillar fossa.
Synonym(s): anterior palatine arch, anterior pillar of fauces.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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A triangular fold of mucous membrane extends back from the palatoglossal fold to cover the anteroinferior part of the tonsil.
The lesion appeared as a white mass with overlying erythematous mucosa and a small ulcerated area superiorly in the left palatoglossal fold (Figure 1a & 1b).
During this procedure, it was noted that the endotracheal tube passed through the right palatoglossal fold before entering the trachea (Figure 1).