Foramina of Scarpa

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Bone: Foramina of Scarpa
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The bony palate and alveolar arch.
Gray's subject #38 162
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In the maxilla, occasionally two additional canals are present in the middle line of the palatine process; they are termed the foramina of Scarpa, and when present transmit the nasopalatine nerves, the left passing through the anterior, and the right through the posterior canal.

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