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.

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.

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.
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