horizontal plate

noun

: a plate of the palatine bone that is situated horizontally, joins the bone of the opposite side, and forms the back part of the hard palate compare perpendicular plate sense 2

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“Horizontal plate.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/horizontal%20plate. Accessed 22 Jul. 2024.

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