perpendicular plate


per·​pen·​dic·​u·​lar plate ˌpər-pən-ˈdik-yə-lər- How to pronounce perpendicular plate (audio)
: a flattened bony lamina of the ethmoid bone that is the largest bony part assisting in forming the nasal septum
: a long thin vertical bony plate forming part of the palatine bone compare horizontal plate

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“Perpendicular plate.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Mar. 2023.

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