pterygoid fovea

(redirected from fossa of lateral pterygoid muscle)

pter·y·goid fo·ve·a

[TA]
a depression on the anteromedial side of the neck of the condylar process of the mandible, giving attachment to the lateral pterygoid muscle.

pterygoid fovea

The depressed rugosity on the anteromedial aspect of the neck of the condylar process of the mandible, which is the point of attachment of the lateral pterygoid muscle.