pterygoid fovea(redirected from pterygoid pit)
a depression on the anteromedial side of the neck of the condylar process of the mandible, giving attachment to the lateral pterygoid muscle.
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pterygoid foveaThe 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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