Medical Dictionary

scaphoid fossa

noun

Medical Definition of SCAPHOID FOSSA

:  a shallow oval depression that is situated above the pterygoid fossa on the pterygoid process of the sphenoid bone and that provides attachment for the origin of the tensor veli palatini muscle

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