antegonial notch


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antegonial notch

the highest point of the notch or concavity of the lower border of the ramus where it joins the body of the mandible.

an·te·go·ni·al notch

(an'tĕ-gō'nē-ăl noch)
The highest point of the notch or concavity of the lower border of the ramus where it joins the body of the mandible.

an·te·go·ni·al notch

(an'tĕ-gō'nē-ăl noch)
Concavity in the lower border of the mandible immediately anterior to its angle.
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(4) Antegonial Notch Depth (AND): it was measured as the distance along a perpendicular line from the deepest point of the antegonial notch concavity to a line parallel to the inferior cortical border of the mandible [10];
There was presence of deepened antegonial notch on right side.
A prominent antegonial notch can be seen on the affected side of the mandible.