palatine bone


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Related to palatine bone: lacrimal bone, Vomer bone
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Noun1.palatine bone - either of two irregularly shaped bones that form the back of the hard palate and helps to form the nasal cavity and the floor of the orbitspalatine bone - either of two irregularly shaped bones that form the back of the hard palate and helps to form the nasal cavity and the floor of the orbits
bone, os - rigid connective tissue that makes up the skeleton of vertebrates
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A CT scan of the skull revealed rostroventral displacement of the left palatine bone from the maxilla and left lateral subluxation and lateral luxation of the pterygoid-parasphenoid-palatine complex and pterygoid-palatine articulation, respectively, and transverse fractures of the ipsilateral pterygoid bone, jugal arch, and palatine bone.
The lesion was excised down to the periosteum while sparing the palatine bone, as the lesion was encapsulated and no bony involvement was seen and the specimen was sent to the histopathological investigation.
* Fracture D is a 3.5 cm linear fracture on the right maxilla and right palatine bone that traverses the transverse palatine suture and terminates at the median palatine suture (Figure 2).
The alveolus-dental topography in the anterior maxilla region, due to the inclination of the teeth, results in a very thin vestibular bone board and a thicker and more robust palatine bone wall [15].
The lateral part started at the lateral side of the perpendicular part of the palatine bone and the pterygoid bone and it ended in the pterygoid fossa which was on the medial surface of the ramus of the mandible.
(6) Sometimes the nasal crest of the palatine bone and the crest of the maxilla are involved, but the vomer is usually not.