Histologic study of intravelar structures in normal human adult specimens.

  title={Histologic study of intravelar structures in normal human adult specimens.},
  author={David Kuehn and Jerald B. Moon},
  journal={The Cleft palate-craniofacial journal : official publication of the American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association},
  volume={42 5},
OBJECTIVE To describe more clearly the tissue composition and structure of the human soft palate with particular emphasis on the central portion between the faucial pillars. SPECIMENS Nine female and three male normal adult human soft palate cadaver specimens. RESULTS The anterior soft palate consists of fairly uniform layers. The anterior one fourth contains a substantial investment of mucous-secreting glandular tissue, as well as an abundance of adipose tissue. The tensor veli palatini… CONTINUE READING
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