palatine glands


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pal·a·tine glands

[TA]
a large number of racemose mucous glands in the posterior half of the submucous tissue covering the hard palate, as well as all of the soft palate and uvula.
Synonym(s): glandulae palatinae [TA]

pal·a·tine glands

(pală-tīn glandz) [TA]
Racemose mucous glands in posterior half of submucous tissue covering hard palate, soft palate, and uvula.