hard palate

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the bony part of the roof of the mouth

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Ungar looks at the evolution of jaws, teeth, chewing muscles and the bony palate that separates chewing and breathing.
Marginal-zone B-cell lymphoma of the bony palate is uncommon.
Surgeons managed to re-attach three of the four fingers that had been partly sheered off by the fish's bony palate.
Observations supporting affinity with Arvicola include those of the baculum (Anderson, 1960), glans penis (Hooper and Hart, 1962), bony palate and soft parts of the mouth (Quay, 1954), flank gland position (Miller, 1896), flank gland microstructure (Quay, 1968) and flank gland marking behavior (Jannett and Jannett, 1974).