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soft palate

noun

Definition of SOFT PALATE

:  the fold at the back of the hard palate that partially separates the mouth from the pharynx
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First Known Use of SOFT PALATE

circa 1811
Medical Dictionary

soft palate

noun

Medical Definition of SOFT PALATE

:  the membranous and muscular fold suspended from the posterior margin of the hard palate and partially separating the mouth cavity from the pharynx

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