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  • adj. Relating to, or connecting, the sphenopalatine foramen and the cavity of the nose.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Of or pertaining to the nose and to the palate or palate-bones: nasopalatal.

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Examples

  • Usually, you can infiltrate above the area on the facialthe anterior superior alvoelar, I think and then block the nasopalatine nerve on the palate.

    Mesiodens, or Extra Tooth

  • I have even seen parents who think the nasopalatine papilla the soft pink bump between the two front teeth is an extra tooth.

    Stem Cells From Baby Teeth

  • In some mammals, it is connected to the oral cavity by the nasopalatine duct.

    Sexual Chemistry

  • The sensory nerves are derived from the palatine and nasopalatine nerves and from the glossopharyngeal.

    XI. Splanchnology. 2b. The Fauces

  • The Sphenopalatine Artery (a. sphenopalatina; nasopalatine artery) passes through the sphenopalatine foramen into the cavity of the nose, at the back part of the superior meatus.

    VI. The Arteries. 3a. 2. The External Carotid Artery

  • One branch, longer and larger than the others, is named the nasopalatine nerve.

    IX. Neurology. 5e. The Trigeminal Nerve

  • It supplies the gums, the mucous membrane and glands of the hard palate, and communicates in front with the terminal filaments of the nasopalatine nerve.

    IX. Neurology. 5e. The Trigeminal Nerve

  • In this foramen are two lateral apertures, the openings of the incisive canals (foramina of Stenson) which transmit the anterior branches of the descending palatine vessels, and the nasopalatine nerves.

    II. Osteology. 5c. The Exterior of the Skull

  • Occasionally two additional canals are present in the incisive foramen; they are termed the foramina of Scarpa and are situated in the middle line; when present they transmit the nasopalatine nerves.

    II. Osteology. 5c. The Exterior of the Skull

  • In the articulated skull this foramen leads from the pterygopalatine fossa into the posterior part of the superior meatus of the nose, and transmits the sphenopalatine vessels and the superior nasal and nasopalatine nerves.

    II. Osteology. 5b. 5. The Palatine Bone

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