hard palate

noun

Definition of hard palate 

: the bony anterior part of the palate forming the roof of the mouth

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1779, in the meaning defined above

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hard palate

noun

Medical Definition of hard palate 

: the bony anterior part of the palate forming the roof of the mouth

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