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Medial side of mandible. (Pterygiod fovea not labelled, but indicated as the insertion for the pterygoideus externus on the upper left.)
|Anatomical terms of bone|
Located behind the mandibular notch and below of the condyloid process, the pterygoid fovea is located on the anterior surface of the neck of the mandible and serves for the attachment of the lateral pterygoid muscle.
- Feneis, Heinz; Dauber, Wolfgang (2000). Pocket Atlas of Human Anatomy (4th ed.). Thieme. pp. 28–29.
- Feneis, Heinz; Dauber, Wolfgang (2007). Pocket Atlas of Human Anatomy (5th ed.). Thieme. pp. 46–47.
- "Pterygoid fovea". Suny Downstate Medical Center. Retrieved 2008-09-26.
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