palatine spine

n.

Any of the longitudinal ridges along the palatine grooves on the lower surface of the palatine process of the upper jawbone.

Nearby words

  1. parti-coloured,
  2. partial,
  3. partial agglutinin,
  4. partial antigen,
  5. partial denture,
  6. partial differential,
  7. partial differential equation,
  8. partial differentiation,
  9. partial eclipse,
  10. partial fraction


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