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infratemporal crest of greater wing of sphenoid

 

Definition: 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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