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.
CT is superior to MRI in evaluating the erosion and the perforation of the bony palate, or the involvement of the nasal cavity or the maxillary sinus.