lower head of lateral pterygoid (muscle)
Definition: head of origin from the lateral surface of the lateral pterygoid plate; this part of the muscle attaches to the pterygoid fovea of the condylar process of the mandible; its action protrudes the mandible.
Synonym(s): caput inferius musculi pterygoidei lateralisTA, inferior head of lateral pterygoid (muscle)
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