from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The most anterior point of the hinder edge of the bony palate, whether in the middle line or on either side of a median spine: used as a fixed point in measuring the skulls of mammals.


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  • The name Balat is said to derive from the word 'palation', which means palace in Greek.

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