palation

noun
pa·​la·​tion | \ pəˈlāshən \
plural -s

Definition of palation

: the point where a line tangent to the maxillary tuberosities on the hard palate is bisected by the sagittal plane

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History and Etymology for palation

New Latin, from Latin palatum palate + New Latin -ion (as in acanthion, crotaphion)

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“Palation.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/palation. Accessed 18 Oct. 2021.

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