temporal crest of mandible

temporal crest of mandible

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ridge along anteromedial aspect of the coronoid process and upper ramus of the mandible into which the temporalis muscle inserts.
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From its origin, the fibers of the deep portion of temporal muscle takes a posterior, lateral and inferior direction joining the vertical fibers and inserting in the temporal crest of mandible (Geers et al.).
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