Palatopterygoid

Palatopterygoid

Pal`a*top*ter"y*goid\, a. [Palato- + pterygoid.] (Anat.) Pertaining to the palatine and pterygoid region of the skull; as, the palatopterygoid cartilage, or rod, from which the palatine and pterygoid bones are developed.
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