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lateral ligament of temporomandibular joint

 

Definition: the capsular ligament that passes obliquely down and backward across the lateral surface of the temporomandibular joint.

Synonym(s): ligamentum laterale articulationis temporomandibularisTA, Ferrein ligament, lateral temporomandibular ligament, ligamentum temporomandibulare, temporomandibular ligament

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