Medical Dictionary

pterygomandibular raphe

noun

Medical Definition of PTERYGOMANDIBULAR RAPHE

:  a fibrous seam that descends from the pterygoid hamulus of the medial pterygoid plate to the mylohyoid line of the mandible and that separates and gives rise to the superior constrictor of the pharynx and the buccinator
April 28, 2015
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