Pterygomaxillary Pter`y*go*max"il*la*ry, a. [Pterygoid + maxillary.] (Anat.) Of or pertaining to the inner pterygoid plate, or pterygoid bone, and the lower jaw. [1913 Webster]

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  • pterygomaxillary — Relating to the pterygoid process and the maxilla. * * * pter·y·go·max·il·lary .ter ə gō mak sə .ler ē, chiefly Brit mak sil ə rē adj of, relating to, or connecting the pterygoid process of the sphenoid bone and the maxilla * * *… …   Medical dictionary

  • pterygomaxillary fissure — n a vertical gap between the lateral pterygoid plate of the pterygoid process and the maxilla that descends at right angles to the medial end of the inferior orbital fissure and gives passage to part of the maxillary artery and vein * * * fissura …   Medical dictionary

  • pterygomaxillary fossa — n PTERYGOPALATINE FOSSA * * * f. pterygopalatina …   Medical dictionary

  • Pterygomaxillary fissure — Infobox Anatomy Name = PAGENAME Latin = fissura pterygomaxillaris GraySubject = 46 GrayPage = 185 Caption = Left infratemporal fossa. (Pterygomaxillary fissure labeled at bottom left.) Caption2 = System = MeshName = MeshNumber = DorlandsPre = f… …   Wikipedia

  • Ptm — pterygomaxillary [fissure] …   Medical dictionary

  • Ptm — • pterygomaxillary [fissure] …   Dictionary of medical acronyms & abbreviations

  • Posterior cranial fossa — Base of the skull. Upper surface. The Posterior cranial fossa is labeled in green. Latin fossa cranii posterior Gray s …   Wikipedia

  • Pterygopalatine fossa — Infobox Bone Name = Pterygopalatine fossa Latin = fossa pterygopalatina GraySubject = 41 GrayPage = 166 Caption = Left maxillary sinus opened from the exterior. Caption2 = Old human skull with entrance to pterygopalatine fossa marked in purple… …   Wikipedia

  • Middle cranial fossa — Base of the skull. Upper surface. (Middle cranial fossa is the centermost of the three indentations, in pink and yellow.) Latin fossa cranii media Gray s …   Wikipedia

  • Anterior cranial fossa — Base of the skull. Upper surface. (Anterior cranial fossa is the top of the three indentations.) Latin fossa cranii anterior Gray s …   Wikipedia

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