roof of the mouth


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Related to roof of the mouth: hard palate
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Noun1.roof of the mouth - the upper surface of the mouth that separates the oral and nasal cavitiesroof of the mouth - the upper surface of the mouth that separates the oral and nasal cavities
mouth, oral cavity, oral fissure, rima oris - the opening through which food is taken in and vocalizations emerge; "he stuffed his mouth with candy"
gustatory organ, taste bud, tastebud - an oval sensory end organ on the surface of the tongue
soft palate, velum - a muscular flap that closes off the nasopharynx during swallowing or speaking
hard palate - the bony part of the roof of the mouth
surface - the extended two-dimensional outer boundary of a three-dimensional object; "they skimmed over the surface of the water"; "a brush small enough to clean every dental surface"; "the sun has no distinct surface"
Translations
سَقْف الحَلْق
patro
gane
kemény szájpadlás
efri gómur

roof

(ruːf) noun
the top covering of a building etc. a flat roof; a tiled roof; the roof of a car.
verb
to cover with a roof. They'll finish roofing the house next week.
go through the roof / hit the roof
to become very angry.
roof of the mouth
the upper part of the mouth.

roof of the mouth

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References in classic literature ?
It consisted in a peculiar bird-like turn, a sort of liquid warble, produced by touching the tongue to the roof of the mouth at short intervals in the midst of the music -- the reader probably remembers how to do it, if he has ever been a boy.
Cleft lips and palates are orofacial congenital birth defects that affect the upper lip and the roof of the mouth.
He further said that cleft palate is when the roof of the mouth contains an opening into the nose.
Talk to the child's dentist or paediatrician if you see changes in the child's tooth alignment or roof of the mouth.
According to the American Association of Orthodontists, you should schedule an appointment with an orthodontist if you see the following: Difficulty chewing or biting, mouth breathing, thumb or finger sucking, nail/lip biting or other oral habits, crowded, misplaced or blocked out teeth, missing teeth, jaws that shift, make sounds, protrude or are recessed, biting the cheek or biting into the roof of the mouth, protruding teeth, teeth that meet in an abnormal way or don't meet at all, facial imbalance or asymmetry, grinding or clenching of teeth, inability to comfortably close lips, impacted teeth.
Unfortunately, looking into a cats mouth is often of limited value because the tongue often sits against the roof of the mouth making it dif-dif ficult to see very far down the throat.
20 ( ANI ): Cleft lip and cleft palate are birth defects that occur when the tissues that form the roof of the mouth and the upper lip fail to fuse from one or both sides.
tonsils, throat walls, and uvula--the teardrop-shaped piece of tissue that hangs from the roof of the mouth in the throat).
The fear of peanut butter sticking to the roof of the mouth is called Arachibutyrophobia.
Symptoms may include runny nose, sneezing hoarseness, dry cough due to chest infection, dullness of hearing and redness of the pharynx, tonsils and roof of the mouth (soft palate).
Shockingly, one in three babies with a cleft palate that affects the roof of the mouth is diagnosed later than the target date.
The report found that 28 per cent of babies with a cleft that affects the roof of the mouth alone are diagnosed outside of this target, with five per cent remaining undiagnosed until after one month of age.