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pal·a·tal

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

palatine

(păl′ə-tīn′)
adj.
1. Of or relating to the palate: the palatine tonsils.
2. Of or relating to either of two bones that make up the hard palate.
n.
Either of the two bones that make up the hard palate.

palatine

Etymology: L, palatum, palate
pertaining to or belonging to the palate.

palatine

adjective Pertaining or referring to the (hard or soft) palate.

pal·a·tal

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

palatine

Pertaining to the palate.

palatine

a bone (or cartilage) situated in the false or hard palate.

pal·a·tal

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

palatine (pal´ətīn),

adj associated with or being of the palate.

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.