pterygomandibular ligament


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pter·y·go·man·dib·u·lar ra·phe

[TA]
a tendinous thickening of the buccopharyngeal fascia, separating and giving origin to the buccinator muscle anteriorly and the superior constrictor of the pharynx posteriorly.

pterygomandibular ligament

The ligament between the apex of the internal pterygoid plate of the sphenoid bone and the posterior extremity of the internal oblique line of the mandible.
See also: ligament