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Medical Term:

infratemporal crest of greater wing of sphenoid


an often rough ridge marking the angle of union of the temporal and infratemporal surfaces of the greater wing of the sphenoid bone.

Synonym(s): crista infratemporalis alaris majoris ossis sphenoidalisTA, pterygoid ridge of sphenoid bone

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