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.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

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.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

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.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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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.