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Palatine raphe

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Palatine raphe

Palatine raphe
Palate exhibiting torus palatinus. (Raphe visible near center.)
Latin raphe palati
Anatomical terminology

The palatine raphe (or median raphe) is a raphe running across the palate, from the palatine uvula to the incisive papilla.

External links

  • Anatomy diagram: 05287.011-1 at Roche Lexicon - illustrated navigator, Elsevier
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