Bassett Collection of Stereoscopic Images of Human Anatomy

Osteology

Right palate bone, lateral view

Image #44-5

KEYWORDS: Bones cartilage joints, Face.

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Osteology
Right palate bone, lateral view
The maxillary process (12) of this specimen is unusually well developed.
1 . Sphenopalatine incisure
2 . Sphenoid process
3 . Perpendicular part
4 . Pterygopalatine sulcus
5 . Posterior nasal spine
6 . Horizontal plate
7 . Surface forming part of pterygoid fossa
8 . Pyramidal process (articular surface for pterygoid process sphenoid bone)
9 . Area of orbital process forming part of the orbital floor
10 . Orbital process
11 . Maxillary surface
12 . Maxillary process
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