lateral pterygoid plate

(redirected from lamina lateralis processus pterygoidei ossis sphenoidalis)

lat·er·al pter·y·goid plate

the larger and more lateral of the two bony plates extending downward from the point of union of the body and greater wing of the sphenoid bone on either side; forms medial wall of infratemporal fossa and gives origin to the pterygoid muscles.
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