Posterior nasal spine
|Bone: Posterior nasal spine|
|Left palatine bone. Posterior aspect. Enlarged. (Posterior nasal spine labeled at bottom right.)|
|Latin||s. nasalis posterior ossis palatini|
|Gray's||subject #41 167|
Its medial end of the posterior border of the horizontal plate of palatine bone is sharp and pointed, and, when united with that of the opposite bone, forms a projecting process, the posterior nasal spine for the attachment of the Musculus uvulæ.
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