Greater Palatine Canal

The greater palatine canal (or pterygopalatine canal) is a passage in the skull that transmits the greater palatine artery, vein, and nerve between the pterygopalatine fossa and the oral cavity.

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Greater Palatine Canal - Structure
... The greater palatine canal starts on the inferior aspect of the pterygopalatine fossa ... It goes through the sphenoid and palatine bones to reach the palate, ending at the greater palatine foramen ... From this canal, accessory canals branch off these are known as the lesser palatine canals ...

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