What is maxilla palatine?

What is maxilla palatine?

In human anatomy of the mouth, the palatine process of maxilla (palatal process), is a thick, horizontal process of the maxilla. It forms the anterior three quarters of the hard palate, the horizontal plate of the palatine bone making up the rest. Palatine process of maxilla.

What is the function of the Palatine process?

Palatine bone

Parts Horizontal plate, perpendicular plate, pyramidal process, orbital process, sphenoidal process
Function Participates in the formation of the: Nasal cavity Hard palate Orbit (floor) Pterygopalatine fossa Pterygoid fossa (inferior part)

Why is it called palatine bone?

In anatomy, the palatine bones (/ˈpælətaɪn/) are two irregular bones of the facial skeleton in many animal species, located above the uvula in the throat. Together with the maxillae, they comprise the hard palate. (Palate is derived from the Latin palatum.) Sagittal section of skull.

What type of bone is palatine?

The palatine bones are paired L-shaped bones joined at the midline. They form the hard palate with the maxillary bones. They also form part of the floor of the nasal cavity (the hard palate separates the oral cavity from the nasal cavity).

Is palatine a facial bone?

Making up a portion of the nasal cavity and palate, the palatine bone is a paired, L-shaped facial bone. It forms a part of the underside of the skull, and lies between the maxilla bone (the fixed, upper bone of the jaw) and the sphenoid bone (whose wings help form the base of the eye sockets and base of the skull).

Where is palatines bone located?

nasal cavity
4.13. 1 Anatomy. The small, delicate, L-shaped palatine bones form the rear of the hard palate and part of the wall and floor of the nasal cavity. Individual palatine bones are almost never found in an isolated, intact state; they generally accompany the maxillae and sphenoid, to which they are tightly bound.

Why did the palatines come to England?

Historian and Migration Museum Trustee David Olusoga tells the story of the Palatines, one of a number of groups of European migrants who came to Britain in the 18th century to escape poverty, religious persecution and seek a better life.

Where is the palatine process located?

The palatine process, thick and strong, is horizontal and projects medialward from the nasal surface of the maxilla. It forms a considerable part of the floor of the nose and the roof of the mouth and is much thicker in front than behind.

What does Palatinate mean?

Palatinate, German Pfalz, in German history, the lands of the count palatine, a title held by a leading secular prince of the Holy Roman Empire.

What happened to Palatinate after the French Revolution?

During the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic wars the Palatinate’s lands on the west bank of the Rhine were incorporated into France, while its eastern lands were divided largely between neighbouring Baden and Hesse. After the defeat of Napoleon (1814–15), the Congress of Vienna gave the east-bank lands to Bavaria.

What were the boundaries of the Palatinate?

The boundaries of the Palatinate varied with the political and dynastic fortunes of the counts palatine. In early medieval Germany, counts palatine served as stewards of royal territories in the absence of the Holy Roman emperors.