mylohyoid ridge

mylohyoid ridge n MYLOHYOID LINE

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linea mylohyoidea mandibulae.

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  • musculus constrictor pharyngis superior — [TA] superior constrictor muscle of pharynx: origin, medial pterygoid plate, pterygomandibular raphe, mylohyoid ridge of mandible, and mucous membrane of floor of mouth; insertion, median raphe of posterior wall of pharynx; innervation,… …   Medical dictionary

  • pars mylopharyngea musculi constrictoris pharyngis superioris — [TA] mylopharyngeal part of superior constrictor muscle of pharynx: the part of the superior constrictor muscle arising from the mylohyoid ridge of the mandible; called also mylopharyngeal muscle and musculus mylopharyngeus …   Medical dictionary

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