pterygomandibular

pterygomandibular

 [ter″ĭ-go-man-dib´u-lar]
pertaining to the pterygoid process and the mandible.

pter·y·go·man·dib·u·lar

(ter'i-gō-man-dib'yū-lăr),
Relating to the pterygoid process and the mandible.

pterygomandibular

/pter·y·go·man·dib·u·lar/ (ter″ĭ-go-man-dib´u-lar) pertaining to the pterygoid process and the mandible.

pterygomandibular

[ter′igōmandib′yələr]
Etymology: Gk, pteryx, wing, eidos, form; L, mandere, to chew
pertaining to the pterygoid process and the mandible.

pter·y·go·man·dib·u·lar

(ter'i-gō-man-dib'yū-lăr)
Relating to the pterygoid process and the mandible.

pterygomandibular

pertaining to the pterygoid process and the mandible.
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The buccinator muscle, pterygomandibular raphe, and retromolar trigone are well delineated with cheek distension, and the location of a tumor on the buccal mucosa or gingival mucosa is clearly identified.
Pterygomandibular raphe--a fibrous band separating the oral cavity and the oropharynx that lies between the tonsillar pillar and the retromolar trigone.
Other routes of spread include: 1) the pterygomandibular raphe and retromolar trigone and 2) the deep facial vein.
The sublingual space is also in direct communication with the pterygomandibular, parapharyngeal, and retropharyngeal spaces.