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articular surface of mandibular fossa of temporal bone


Definition: the smooth portion of the mandibular articular fossa and eminence of the temporal bone that articulates with the disc of the temporomandibular joint.

Synonym(s): facies articularis fossae mandibularis ossis temporalisTA

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