Left Palatine

(Ventral view)

The premaxillary, maxillary, and palatine bones contribute to the hard palate.

The ventral surface of the 2 palatine bones forms the posterior margin of the hard palate.

Right Palatine

(Lateral view)

The anterior end of this bone is oriented towards the top of the screen.

The surface shown in this view of the palatine forms a portion of the lateral surface of the orbit. See if you can find it in the lateral view of the skull.

anterior view lateral view

ventral view cat tutorial