How does the word sound?
History of this Word
"palato" is from "palatum" (palate) spoken by ancient people in central Italy around 700 B.C.
A prefix added to the start of a word. Indicates that "palate" or "roof of the mouth" modifies the word. Created to expand meanings. Can be used with many words to form new words.
Examples of how the word is used
|Physical examination revealed an abnormally short palatoglossal arch.|
|Options include palatopharyngoplasty.|