mandibular fossa


mandibular fossa
(ARTHROPODA: Insecta)
The dorsal articulation of the mandible.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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  • fossa mandibularis — [TA] mandibular fossa: a prominent depression in the inferior surface of the squamous part of the temporal bone at the base of the zygomatic process, in which the condyloid process of the mandible rests. Called also glenoid f. of temporal bone.… …   Medical dictionary

  • fossa infratemporalis — [TA] infratemporal fossa: the area on the side of the cranium limited superiorly by the infratemporal crest, posteriorly by the mandibular fossa, anteriorly by the infratemporal surface of the maxilla, and laterally by the zygomatic arch and part …   Medical dictionary

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  • Mandibular fracture — Classification and external resources Photo of the mandible demonstrating the frequency of mandibular fractures by location. ICD 10 S …   Wikipedia


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