a ridge passing from the base of the coronoid process of the mandible to the region of the last molar tooth; it gives attachment to the mandibular part of the buccinator muscle.
Synonym(s): crista buccinatoria
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buc·ci·na·tor crest(bŭksi-nātŏr krest)
Ridge passing from base of the coronoid process of mandible to the region of last molar tooth; attaches to the mandibular part of the buccinator muscle.
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