postpalatine

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adjective

post·​palatine
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: located behind the palate or palatine bones
specifically : of, relating to, or constituting a pair of bones now believed to be the pterygoids that are found on the skulls of some reptiles (as crocodiles)

postpalatine

2 of 2

noun

"
: a postpalatine part

Word History

Etymology

Adjective

post- + palatine

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“Postpalatine.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/postpalatine. Accessed 21 Feb. 2024.

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