Medical Dictionary

roof

3 ENTRIES FOUND:

roof

noun \ˈrüf, ˈrf\
plural roofs \ˈrüfs, ˈrfs also ˈrüvz, ˈrvz\

Definition of ROOF

1
:  the vaulted upper boundary of the mouth supported largely by the palatine bones and limited anteriorly by the dental lamina and posteriorly by the uvula and upper part of the fauces
2
:  a covering structure of any of various parts of the body other than the mouth <roof of the skull> <roof of the dental pulp chamber>
March 06, 2015
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Deposited, produced, or eroded by wind
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