Mylohyoid groove - Sulcus mylohyoideus

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Description

At the lower and back part of the mandibular foramen is a notch from which the mylohyoid groove runs obliquely downward and forward, and lodges the mylohyoid vessels and nerve.


This definition incorporates text from a public domain edition of Gray's Anatomy (20th U.S. edition of Gray's Anatomy of the Human Body, published in 1918 – from http://www.bartleby.com/107/).

Anatomical hierarchy

General Anatomy > Bones; Skeletal system > Axial skeleton > Bones of cranium > Mandible > Ramus of mandible > Mylohyoid groove

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