internal oblique ridge

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in·ter·nal ob·lique ridge

(in-tĕrnăl ō-blēk rij)
A bony linear projection found on inner surface of mandible extending downward from the ramus and ending near the apices of the mandibular molars; serves as a site of attachment for the mylohyoid muscle of the floor of the mouth.
Synonym(s): mylohyoid ridge.
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