palatine process

noun

Medical Definition of palatine process

: a process of the maxilla that projects medially, articulates posteriorly with the palatine bone, and forms with the corresponding process on the other side the anterior three-fourths of the hard palate

called also palatal process

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“Palatine process.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/palatine%20process. Accessed 16 Sep. 2021.

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