mandibular notch

noun

Medical Definition of mandibular notch

: a curved depression on the upper border of the lower jaw between the coronoid process and the condyloid process

called also sigmoid notch

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“Mandibular notch.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/mandibular%20notch. Accessed 28 Nov. 2021.

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