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Palatine Bone

Descriptions of Palatine Bone

Palatine Bone: either of two irregularly shaped bones that form the back of the hard palate and helps to form the nasal cavity and the floor of the orbits
Source: WordNet 2.1

Summary Information: Palatine Bone

Palatine Bone: The palatine bone is one of the bones in the skull and a part of the skeletal system. A pair of palatine bones forms a part of the roof of the mouth or hard palate. The pair also forms a portion of the nasal cavity and the orbits of the eyes. The functions of the palatine bones include giving the oral cavity, nasal cavity and orbits shape.

Conditions that can afflict the palatine bone include infection, trauma, facial fractures, cancer, and birth defects.

Closely Related Organs: Palatine Bone

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Conditions Afflicting Organs: Palatine Bone

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Other Names: Palatine Bone

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Symptoms Related to Afflictions of: Palatine Bone

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