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1. One invested with royal privileges and rights within his domains; a count palatine. See Count palatine, under 4th Count.

2. The Palatine hill in Rome.

(Science: anatomy) Of or pertaining to the palate.

(Science: anatomy) Palatine bones, a pair of bones (often united in the adult) in the root of the mouth, back of and between the maxillaries.

Origin: From Palate.

(Science: anatomy) A palatine bone.

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I will tell you about how these spitting cobras spit venom. The palato-maxillary arch (comprising the pterygoid, palatine, ectopterygoid and maxilla) articulates with the skull at the prefrontal (black rectangle). Immediately adjacent to the palato-maxillary arch is the venom gland ...

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by David George
Wed Apr 05, 2006 9:45 am
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Yup, some of the tastebuds are also located in palatine area...

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by victor
Sat Feb 25, 2006 11:48 am
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