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pterygopalatine groove -->
greater palatine groove
A groove on both the body of the maxilla and the perpendicular plate of the palatine bone; when the bones are articulated the grooves form the greater palatine canal.
Synonym: sulcus palatinus major, pterygopalatine groove, sulcus for greater palatine nerve, sulcus pterygopalatinus.
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