: the bony anterior part of the palate forming the roof of the mouth
Examples of hard palate in a Sentence
Recent Examples on the WebDangling from the hard palate, burrowed in the nooks and crannies of the tongue and intertwined in the plaque on teeth are the many hundreds of species that make up the human oral microbiome.
Eryn Brown, Smithsonian, 8 Nov. 2019
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