mandibular fossa

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Related to mandibular fossa: infratemporal fossa, Mandibular foramen
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Synonyms for mandibular fossa

a deep concavity in the temporal bone at the root of the zygomatic arch that receives the condyle of the mandible

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Assessments of inclinations of the mandibular fossa by computed tomography in an Asian population.
Two foramina were located at the apex (medial end) of squamotympanic fissure and one on the anterior portion of the mandibular fossa.
floridanum the presence of the mandibular fossa, the shape of the inferior border of the ramus, the shape of the [N.
Temporomandibular joint comprises mandibular head mandibular fossa articular disc and articular capsule (Getty 1975; Nickel et al.
1) The structural components of the TMJ are the mandibular condyle, the mandibular fossa and eminence of the temporal bone, and disc.
By doing this, the blocks with the mandibular fossa, the articular disc, the mandible condyle, the articular capsule and posterior third of the lateral pterygoid muscle were obtained, with both the heads.