Submandibular fovea

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Submandibular fovea
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Mandible. Inner surface. Side view
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Identifiers
LatinFovea submandibularis,
fossa submandibularis
TAA02.1.15.015
FMA59435
Anatomical terminology

The submandibular fovea (or submandibular fossa or submaxillary fovea) is an impression on the medial side of the body of the mandible below the mylohyoid line. It is the location for the submandibular gland.

References[edit]

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

External links[edit]

  • "Mandible of Intact Skull: Submandibular fossa". Suny Downstate Medical Center. Retrieved 2008-09-26.
  • "Mandible". Tufts University Department of Anatomy and Cellular Biology. Retrieved 2008-09-26.