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1

What does the medial surface of the ramus of the mandible make up?

most of the lateral wall of the infratemporal fossa.

2

What are the important features of the mandible?

Ramus
condylar process
body

3

What is found on the ramus?

mandibular foramen
lingula
myohyloid groove
pterygoid fovea
mandibular notch

4

What does the mandibular foramen leads to?

into the mandibular canal

5

What is the lingula?

a small projection of bone just anterior to the mandibular foramen,

6

Where is the myohyloid groove?

extends anteroinferiorly from the mandibular foramen

7

What is the pterygoid fovea?

a depression in the condylar process

8

Where is the mandibular notch?

a depression between the condylar and coronoid processes.

9

What does the condylar process consist of?

head and neck with a pterygoid fovea

10

What is the pterygoid fovea an attchment for?

lateral pterygoid muscle

11

What is found on the body?

mental foramen

12

What is the mental foramen?

termination of the mandibular canal