Medical Definition of Ruga palatina

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)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ruga Palatina

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ruga gastrica
ruga palatina (current term)
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