A multi-tissue structure consisting of bone and soft tissue that forms a part of the roof of the oral cavity. In mammals this is the combination of the primary palate (premaxilla) and the secondary palate. In early tetrapods it consists of the vomer, pterygoid, parasphenoid, palatine and ectopterygoid bones. [ https://orcid.org/0000-0002-6601-2165 ]

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  • A multi-tissue structure consisting of bone and soft tissue that forms a part of the roof of the oral cavity. In mammals this is the combination of the primary palate (premaxilla) and the secondary palate. In early tetrapods it consists of the vomer, pterygoid, parasphenoid, palatine and ectopterygoid bones.
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  • check subclasses to verify if they refer to a multi-tissue structure or a subdivision of the skeleton
has exact synonym
  • roof of buccal cavity
  • roof of oral cavity
has related synonym
  • palatum
  • primary or secondary palate
  • palate
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  • UBERON:0007375