Pterygomandibular raphe

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Pterygomandibular raphe
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Muscles of the pharynx and cheek. (Pterygo-Mandibular ligament labeled at center, vertically.)
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Latin raphe pterygomandibularis
Dorlands
/Elsevier
r_03/12692990
TA A05.3.01.102
FMA 55618
Anatomical terminology

The pterygomandibular raphe (pterygomandibular ligament) is a ligamentous band of the buccopharyngeal fascia, attached superiorly to the pterygoid hamulus of the medial pterygoid plate, and inferiorly to the posterior end of the mylohyoid line of the mandible.

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This article incorporates text in the public domain from the 20th edition of Gray's Anatomy (1918)

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