Medical Definition of Arcus palatoglossus

1. One of a pair of ridges or folds of mucous membrane passing from the soft palate to the side of the tongue; it encloses the palatoglossus muscle and forms anterior margin of the tonsillar fossa. Also demarcates oral cavity from isthmus of fauces. Synonym: arcus palatoglossus, anterior palatine arch, anterior pillar of fauces, arcus glossopalatinus, glossopalatine arch, glossopalatine fold. (05 Mar 2000)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Arcus Palatoglossus

arcus cartilaginis cricoideae
arcus cornealis
arcus costalis
arcus costarum
arcus dentalis inferior
arcus dentalis superior
arcus ductus thoracici
arcus glossopalatinus
arcus iliopectineus
arcus inguinalis
arcus juvenilis
arcus lipoides
arcus lumbocostalis lateralis
arcus lumbocostalis medialis
arcus palatini
arcus palatoglossus (current term)
arcus palatopharyngeus
arcus palmaris profundus
arcus palmaris superficialis
arcus palpebralis inferior
arcus palpebralis superior
arcus pedis longitudinalis
arcus pedis longitudinalis pars lateralis
arcus pedis longitudinalis pars medialis
arcus pedis transversalis
arcus plantaris
arcus posterior atlantis
arcus raninus
arcus senilis

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