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(English) The roof of the mouth; may be used to include the bones of the roof of the mouth, especially the vomer, palatine, pterygoid, ectopterygoid and parasphenoid; may include also the maxilla and premaxilla, as well as any braincase elements which are exposed on the roof of the mouth. (See also: palatine, mouth, vomer)
(French) Le toit ou plafond de la cavité buccale. (See also: palatine, mouth, vomer)
(Portuguese) Céu da boca. (See also: palatine, mouth, vomer)

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