palatine vein

n.

A vein that drains the palatine regions and empties into the facial vein.

Nearby words

  1. partial-thickness flap,
  2. partial-thickness graft,
  3. partiality,
  4. partialize,
  5. partially,
  6. partially ordered set,
  7. partially sighted,
  8. partialness,
  9. partible,
  10. particeps criminis


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