Fosa pterigoidea - Fossa pterygoidea

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The two plates of pterygoid process diverge behind and enclose between them a V-shaped fossa, the pterygoid fossa, which contains the Pterygoideus internus and Tensor veli palatini.


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/).

Jerarquía anatómica

Anatomia general > Huesos; Sistema esquelético > Esqueleto axial > Cráneo > Hueso esfenoides > Fosa pterigoidea

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