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Pterygomandibular raphe

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pterygomandibular raphe

A tendinous thickening of the buccopharyngeal fascia, separating and giving origin to the buccinator muscle anteriorly and the superior constrictor of the pharynx posteriorly.

Synonym: raphe pterygomandibularis, pterygomandibular ligament.