pterygomaxillary

adjective

pter·​y·​go·​max·​il·​lary
ˌter-ə-gō-ˈmak-sə-ˌler-ē, chiefly British -mak-ˈsil-ə-rē
: of, relating to, or connecting the pterygoid process of the sphenoid bone and the maxilla

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“Pterygomaxillary.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/pterygomaxillary. Accessed 24 Jun. 2024.

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