Greater palatine artery and nerve. 11JW00072
Inferior surface of maxilla. The illustration shows the greater palatine artery, nasopalatine nerve and greater palatine nerve.
The greater palatine nerve descends through the greater palatine foramen with its companion artery, and runs anteromedially to supply the mucosa of the posterior 2/3 of hard palate. The nasopalatine nerve descends through the incisive foramen to supply the most anterior parts of the hard palate.
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