Mandibular notch

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Bone: Mandibular notch
Mandible. Outer surface. Side view. (Mandibular notch visible at upper right.)
Latin incisura mandibulae
Gray's subject #44 174
/ Elsevier

The upper border of the ramus of mandible is thin, and is surmounted by two processes, the coronoid process in front and the condyloid process behind, separated by a deep concavity, the mandibular notch.

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