submandibular fossa

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sub·man·dib·u·lar fos·sa

[TA]
the depression on the medial surface of the body of the mandible inferior to the mylohyoid line in which the submandibular gland is lodged.
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sub·man·dib·u·lar fos·sa

(sŭb'man-dib'yū-lăr fos'ă) [TA]
The depression on the medial surface of the body of the mandible inferior to the mylohyoid line in which the submandibular gland is lodged.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

submandibular fossa

An oblong depression between the mylohyoid ridge and the inferior border of the medial surface of the body of the mandible. It is occupied by the submandibular gland. These were previously referred to as the submaxillary fossa and submaxillary gland.
See also: fossa
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sub·man·dib·u·lar fos·sa

(sŭb'man-dib'yū-lăr fos'ă) [TA]
Depression on medial surface of body of mandible inferior to mylohyoid line in which submandibular gland is lodged.
Synonym(s): submaxillary fossa.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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