greater palatine foramen


An opening in the rear corner of the hard palate opposite the last molar tooth.posterior palatine foramen

Nearby words

  1. greater ionic,
  2. greater london,
  3. greater manchester,
  4. greater occipital nerve,
  5. greater omentum,
  6. greater palatine nerve,
  7. greater petrosal nerve,
  8. greater posterior rectus muscle of head,
  9. greater prairie chicken,
  10. greater psoas muscle

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