Pterygoid fovea

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pterygoid fovea

A depression on the antero-medial side of the neck of the condylar process of the mandible, giving attachment to the lateral pterygoid muscle.

Synonym: fovea pterygoidea, pterygoid depression, pterygoid pit.

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