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pal·a·tal

(pal'ă-tăl),
Relating to the palate or the palate bone.
Synonym(s): palatine
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palatal

(păl′ə-təl)
adj.
1. Of or relating to the palate.
2. Linguistics
a. Produced with the front of the tongue near or against the hard palate, as the (y) in English young.
b. Produced with the blade of the tongue near the hard palate, as the (ch) in English chin.
c. Produced with the front of the tongue in a forward position. Used of a vowel.
n. Linguistics
A palatal sound.

pal′a·tal·ly adv.
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pal·a·tal

(pal'ă-tăl)
Relating to the palate or the palate bone.
Synonym(s): palatine.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

palatal

1. Pertaining to the palate.
2. Of phonation, produced with the front of the tongue near or against the hard palate.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005

pal·a·tal

(pal'ă-tăl)
Relating to palate or palate bone.
Synonym(s): palatine.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
References in periodicals archive ?
Palatal perforation is considered as a rare complication and literature review shows very few published cases.4
Nasal surgery was performed for a nasal polyp with recurrent bleeding and the patient developed palatal perforation after the surgery.
In our case the fistula was repaired with a local flap and the palatal perforation developed as a complication after the septal surgery.
A search of MEDLINE revealed several descriptions of cocaine-induced septal or palatal perforation. These include reports by Vilensky, (2) Schweitzer, (1) Deutsch and Millard, (3) Mattson-Gates et al, (4) Wang et al, (5) Sastry et al,(6) and Gendeh et al.
Progressive septal and palatal perforation secondary to intranasal cocaine abuse.