mylohyoid groove(redirected from mylohyoid fossa)
a groove on the medial surface of the ramus of the mandible beginning at the lingula; it lodges the mylohyoid artery and nerve.
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The groove on the inner surface of the mandible that runs obliquely forward and downward and contains the mylohyoid nerve and artery. In the embryo it lodges Meckel's cartilage.
See also: groove
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my·lo·hy·oid groove(mīlō-hīoyd grūv) [TA]
Groove on medial surface of ramus of mandible beginning at lingula; lodges the mylohyoid artery and nerve.
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