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pal·a·tal

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

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.

palatal

[pal′ətəl]
Etymology: L, palatum, palate
1 pertaining to the palate or palate bone.
2 pertaining to the lingual surface of a maxillary tooth.

pal·a·tal

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

palatal

1. Pertaining to the palate.
2. Of phonation, produced with the front of the tongue near or against the hard palate.

pal·a·tal

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

palatal (pal´ətəl),

adj 1. relating to the palate.
2. the lingual structures or tooth surfaces closest to the palate on the maxillary arch.
palatal bar,
palatal cyst of the newborn,
palatal perforation,
palatal plate,
palatal rugae,
n.pl See rugae.
palatal seal,
palatal shelves,
n.pl the outgrowths of the embryonic maxillae that come together during prenatal development to form the secondary palate.
palatal torus
n a thick protrusion of bone arising from the hard palate's midline. Also called
torus palatinus. See maxillary torus.

palatine, palatal

pertaining to the palate. See also palate.

palatine abscess
commonly diagnosed in companion birds. Are often accumulations of keratinized cellular debris as a result of a dietary deficiency of vitamin A.
palatine fissure
narrow gap beside the palatine process of the incisive bone; covered by the vomeronasal organ and pierced by the naso-incisive duct.
palatine process
medial and lateral palatine processes contribute to the development of the palate and the separation of the oral and nasal cavities.
palatine sinus
one of the paranasal sinuses connecting with the nasal cavity that is particularly large in ruminants.
palatine slit
the caudal half of the palate in birds is divided by a median choanal slit.
palatine tonsil
tonsils found on the ventrolateral border of the soft palate, which are large and housed in a tonsillar sinus in dogs and cats, are absent from the pig and are follicular in ruminants and the horse.
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Factors that relate to treatment duration for patients with palatally impacted maxillary canines.
Prevalence of tooth agenesis and peg-shaped maxillary lateral incisor associated with palatally displaced canine (PDC) anomaly.
In general, in most of the unilateral crossbite may require maxillary expansion as the prime cause for mandibular shift would be transverse discrepancy between maxilla and mandible but in the above case report the patient had both lateral and anterior shift due to palatally placed 12, and it was evident after the alignment of the upper arch and removal of reflex releasing splint on the lower the crossbite was eliminated.
Intraorally, supernumerary tooth (supplemental tooth), resembling permanent lateral incisor, was present palatally (Fig 3).
FIRST CLASS HYBRID MOLAR DISTALIZATION APPLIANCE: It is a combination of rigid buccally and flexible palatally positioned distalization force system.
Comparison of surgical and non-surgical methods of treating palatally impacted canines.
The patient had been thoroughly examined for all the possible contributing factors and was found with no skeletal abnormality, or history of habit except the malpositioned maxillary left premolar which was in buccal crossbite in relation to the opposing teeth and palatally erupted maxillary left lateral incisor.
Hard tissue examination revealed: the enamel of all the teeth was hypoplastic and teeth were yellow -brown in colour, generalized occlusal and incisal attrition with reduced crown height, palatally impacted 23 and dental caries was present in 16, 25, 37, 46.
Orthodontic pretreatment prior to autotransplantation of palatally impacted maxillary canines: case reports on a new approach.
The coronal extent of the fusion was sectioned with a diamond fissure bur and air turbine prior to raising a minimal localised mucoperiosteal flap, buccally and palatally, to fully expose the double tooth (Figure 4a).
It was found that 34% of the patients with conical-shaped upper lateral incisors had palatally displaced canine.