Foramina of Scarpa

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Foramina of Scarpa
Anatomical terms of bone

In the maxilla, occasionally two additional canals are present in the middle line of the palatine process; they are termed the foramina of Scarpa, and when present transmit the nasopalatine nerves, the left passing through the anterior, and the right through the posterior canal.

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Antonio Scarpa


This article incorporates text in the public domain from the 20th edition of Gray's Anatomy (1918)

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