glenoid fossa

noun

Medical Definition of glenoid fossa

: the depression in each lateral wall of the skull with which the mandible articulates

called also mandibular fossa

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“Glenoid fossa.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/glenoid%20fossa. Accessed 18 Aug. 2022.

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