Pterygoid bone (Redirected from Pterygoid bones)

Skull diagram of Champsosaurus, showing the pterygoid bone

The pterygoid is a paired bone forming part of the palate of many vertebrates, behind the palatine bones.

It is a flat and thin lamina, united to the medial side of the pterygoid process of the sphenoid bone, and to the perpendicular lamina of the palatine bone.

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