Pterygoid fovea - Fovea pterygoidea



Pterygoid fovea is a depression for the attachment of the Pterygoideus externus on the anterior surface of the neck of mandible.

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

Anatomical hierarchy

General Anatomy > Bones; Skeletal system > Axial skeleton > Bones of cranium > Mandible > Ramus of mandible > Condylar process > Pterygoid fovea