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Soft palate

Introduction: Soft palate

Description of Soft palate

Soft palate: The back, muscular (not bony) part of the roof of the mouth.
Source: National Institute of Health

Soft palate: a muscular flap that closes off the nasopharynx during swallowing or speaking.
Source: WordNet 2.1

Soft palate: Related Topics

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Source - WordNet 2.1

Broader terms for Soft palate

Source - WordNet 2.1

The following terms can be used for Soft palate

Source: CRISP

Hierarchical classifications of Soft palate

The following list attempts to classify Soft palate into categories where each line is subset of the next.

WordNet 2.1

Source: WordNet 2.1

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