palatoglossal


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Adj.1.palatoglossal - relating to the palate and tongue
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In somatic gagging, any stimulation of "trigger zones": palatoglossal and palatopharyngeal folds, base of the tongue, palate, uvula and posterior pharyngeal wall induce the gag reflex.
A triangular fold of mucous membrane extends back from the palatoglossal fold to cover the anteroinferior part of the tonsil.
Distance between palatoglossal and palatopharyngeal arches height of palatoglossal and palatopharyngeal arches uvula width uvula length and distance between tonsils were measured.
The lesion appeared as a white mass with overlying erythematous mucosa and a small ulcerated area superiorly in the left palatoglossal fold (Figure 1a & 1b).
Therefore, a superiorly based palatoglossal flap was fashioned with a # 15 blade and rotated to cover the defect.
During this procedure, it was noted that the endotracheal tube passed through the right palatoglossal fold before entering the trachea (Figure 1).