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hard palate

n.
The relatively hard, bony anterior portion of the palate.
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hard palate

n
(Anatomy) the anterior bony portion of the roof of the mouth, extending backwards to the soft palate
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pal•ate

(ˈpæl ɪt)

n.
1. the roof of the mouth in mammals, consisting of an anterior bony portion (hard palate) and a posterior fleshy portion (soft palate) that separate the oral cavity from the nasal cavity.
2. the sense of taste: a dinner to delight the palate.
3. intellectual or aesthetic taste.
[1350–1400; Middle English palat < Latin palātum]
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hard palate

See under palate.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.hard palate - the bony part of the roof of the mouthhard palate - the bony part of the roof of the mouth
maxilla, maxillary, upper jaw, upper jawbone - the jaw in vertebrates that is fused to the cranium
palate, roof of the mouth - the upper surface of the mouth that separates the oral and nasal cavities
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"
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Translations
tvrdé patro
harter Gaumen
kova kitalaki

hard pal·ate

n. paladar óseo.
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References in periodicals archive ?
Cleft Gap: The gap between two anterior ends of palatal shelves (At the level of the alveolar arch), at mid palatal region, and posteriorly at the end of the bony palate.
KINDS AND FREQUENCY OF DMA AMONG PATIENTS WITH NASAL SEPTUM DEFORMITIES DDA types Number of observations (n=194) Absol % Constriction of upper jaw with dense location of 85 43.8% front teeth and gothic shape of bony palate Superior prognathism with constriction of upper 32 16.5% jaw and deep palate Superior retrognathism with constriction of 25 12.9% upper dental arch and congestion of front teeth (apical insufficiency) Anomaly of location of separate teeth on the 12 6.2% upper jaw (without change in the jaw shape) Open bite (frontal, vertical disocclusion) 7 3.6% Other anomalies 11 5.7% DMAs total 172 88.7% DNS without DMA 22 11.3% Total number of patients with DNS 194 100.0%
the bony palate above the teeth, your lips part to speak