from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The relatively hard, bony anterior portion of the palate.
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- n. A thin horizontal bony plate of the skull, located in the roof of the mouth.
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- n. the bony part of the roof of the mouth
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