pterygoid fovea

pter·y·goid fo·ve·a

[TA]
a depression on the anteromedial side of the neck of the condylar process of the mandible, giving attachment to the lateral pterygoid muscle.

pterygoid fovea

The depressed rugosity on the anteromedial aspect of the neck of the condylar process of the mandible, which is the point of attachment of the lateral pterygoid muscle.
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The ventral part originating from the lateral surface of the pterygoid bone and inserted into the pterygoid fovea and onto the rostromedial border of the mandibular condyle was comparatively bigger.