Mandibular fossa

Last revised by Dr Yahya Baba on 15 Nov 2020

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

Anatomy: Head and neck

Anatomy: Head and neck

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