palatine suture

noun

: either of two sutures in the hard palate:
a
: a transverse suture lying between the horizontal plates of the palatine bones and the maxillae
b
: a median suture lying between the maxillae in front and continued posteriorly between the palatine bones

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“Palatine suture.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/palatine%20suture. Accessed 26 Feb. 2024.

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