Mandibular fossa

The mandibular fossa is the smooth concave articular surface formed by both the squamous and petrous parts of the temporal bone. It is a part of temporomandibular joint and lodges the condyle of mandible.

Head and neck anatomy
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rID: 28318
System: Head & Neck
Section: Anatomy
Tag: pm
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