pterygoid fissure

noun

: the angular cleft separating the medial and lateral pterygoid plates of each pterygoid process

called also pterygoid notch

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“Pterygoid fissure.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/pterygoid%20fissure. Accessed 20 Jul. 2024.

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