Medical Definition of Plica palatina transversa

1. A masticatory vestige on the hard palate; one of several irregular, sometimes branching, crests of soft tissue that radiate from the region of the incisive papillae at their most anterior parts and extend a slight distance backward, crossing the hard palate and reaching laterally for variable distances. Synonym: plica palatina transversa, ruga palatina, transverse palatine ridge. (05 Mar 2000)



Lexicographical Neighbors of Plica Palatina Transversa

plica glossoepiglottica lateralis
plica glossoepiglottica mediana
plica gubernatrix
plica hypogastrica
plica ileocaecalis
plica incudis
plica interdigitalis
plica interureterica
plica lacrimalis
plica longitudinalis duodeni
plica lunata
plica mallearis
plica membranae tympani
plica nervi laryngei
plica palatina transversa (current term)
plica palpebronasalis
plica paraduodenalis
plica rectouterina
plica salpingopalatina
plica salpingopharyngea
plica semilunaris
plica semilunaris conjunctivae
plica semilunaris of colon
plica semilunaris of eye
plica sigmoidea
plica spiralis ductus cystici
plica stapedis
plica sublingualis

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