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.
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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