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several bony canals leading from the floor of the nasal cavity into the incisive fossa on the palatal surface of the maxilla; they convey the nasopalatine nerves and branches of the greater palatine arteries that anastomose with the septal branch of the sphenopalatine artery.
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in·ci·sive ca·nals(in-sīsiv kă-nalz) [TA]
Bony canals leading from floor of nasal cavity into incisive fossa on palatal surface of maxilla; convey nasopalatine nerves and branches of greater palatine arteries that anastomose with septal branch of sphenopalatine artery.
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