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Right palate bone, posteromedial view

Image #44-3

KEYWORDS: Bones cartilage joints, Face.

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Right palate bone, posteromedial view
The orbital process (8) of this specimen is attenuated and presents a rough articular surface superiorly.
1 . Ethmoidal crest
2 . Sphenopalatine incisure
3 . Perpendicular part (nasal surface)
4 . Maxillary process
5 . Nasal crest
6 . Posterior nasal spine
7 . Lesser palatine foramen
8 . Orbital process
9 . Sphenoid process
10 . Crista conchalis
11 . Articular surface for medial plate of pterygoid process
12 . Articular surface for lateral plate of pterygoid process
13 . Horizontal plate (nasal surface)
14 . Palatine surface
15 . Surface facing pterygoid fossa
16 . Pyramidal process
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