palatal index

noun

: the ratio of the length of the hard palate to its breadth multiplied by 100

called also palatomaxillary index

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“Palatal index.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/palatal%20index. Accessed 18 May. 2024.

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