Definition of roof of the mouth in English:

roof of the mouth

noun

  • The palate.

    • ‘Symptoms include sneezing, congestion, runny nose, and itchiness in the nose, roof of the mouth, throat, eyes, and ears.’
    • ‘The membrane-covered roof of the mouth is called the palate.’
    • ‘When the palate fails to join up, a gap is left in the roof of the mouth up into the nose.’
    • ‘Clefts affect the soft palate, which is the posterior part of the roof of the mouth.’
    • ‘If the tissues forming the palate fail to join up, a gap is left in the roof of the mouth running up into the nose.’
    • ‘The palate is defined anatomically as the roof of the mouth.’
    • ‘Avoid chocolate and pastry - foods that stick to the roof of the mouth.’
    • ‘A multitude of lacerations on the tongue, roof of the mouth and walls of the cheeks.’
    roof of the mouth
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