Pterygopalatine

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Pterygopalatine (Anat) Of or pertaining to the pterygoid processes and the palatine bones.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • pterygopalatine Pertaining to the pterygoid process of the sphenoid, or to the pterygoid bone, and to the palate or palateone: as, the pterygopalatine branch of the internal maxillary artery.
    • pterygopalatine The posterior palatine canal.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Pterygoid, + palatine,

Usage


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