fossa articularis

fossa articularis

A cartilage covered (“female”) depression at the end of one bone, which receives the end of an adjacent bone (which together form a joint).
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Codigo TAI Latin A03.0.00.000 Juncturae; Systema articulare A03.0.00.001 Junctura A03.0.00.020 Junctura synovialis; Articulatio; Diarthrosis A03.0.00.022 Cavitas articularis A03.0.00.023 Fossa articularis A03.0.00.026 Capsula articularis A03.0.00.028 Membrana synovialis; Stratum synoviale A03.0.00.032 Discus articularis A03.0.00.034 Ligamenta A03.0.00.035 Ligg.
Na face dorsal da porcao caudal da mandibula, constata-se a fossa articular quadratica (fossa articularis quadratica, FAQ: Figura 1E) delimitada pela cotila lateral (cotyla lateralis, CoL: Figura 1E) e pela cotila medial (cotyla medialis, CoM: Figura 1E), que se mostramse conspicuas na especie analisada, e pelo bem desenvolvido processo medial (proc.