Groove of pterygoid hamulus - Sulcus hamuli pterygoidei

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The groove of pterygoid hamulus is a sharp bend in the hamulus that forms a pulley for the tensor veli palatini muscle.


Text by Antoine Micheau, MD - Copyright IMAIOS

Anatomical hierarchy

General Anatomy > Bones; Skeletal system > Axial skeleton > Cranium > Sphenoid bone > Pterygoid hamulus > Groove of pterygoid hamulus

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