Definition of Palatopterygoid. Meaning of Palatopterygoid. Synonyms of Palatopterygoid

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Definition of 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.

Meaning of Palatopterygoid from wikipedia

- with two branches of the maxilla. The quadrate and the maxillary and palatopterygoid arches are more or less movable to allow for the distension required...