Angle of the mandible
|Angle of the mandible|
|Mandible. Outer surface. Side view. (Angle labeled at bottom right. Lateral surface.)|
|Mandible. Inner surface. Side view. (Angle visible but not labeled. Medial surface.)|
|Gray's||subject #44 174|
At the junction of the lower border of the ramus of the mandible with the posterior border is the angle of the mandible, which may be either inverted or everted and is marked by rough, oblique ridges on each side, for the attachment of the Masseter laterally, and the Pterygoideus internus medially; the stylomandibular ligament is attached to the angle between these muscles.
- Angle+of+mandible at eMedicine Dictionary
- Norman/Georgetown lesson4
- SUNY Labs 34:st-0202 - "Oral Cavity: Bones"
- Roche Lexicon - illustrated navigator, at Elsevier 34256.000-2
- Anatomy at PSU skel/mandible2
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