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