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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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The premolar successor remained partially erupted, rotated and palatally positioned.
In these cases a V shaped contour is required to be made interdentally and carried through 1-2mm palatally.