sphenomandibular ligament

noun
sphe·​no·​man·​dib·​u·​lar ligament | \ˌsfē-nō-man-ˌdib-yə-lər- \

Medical Definition of sphenomandibular ligament 

: a flat thin band of fibrous tissue derived from Meckel's cartilage which extends downward from the sphenoid bone to the lingula of the mandibular foramen

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