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Mylohyoid ridge

Definition
noun
A ridge on the inner surface of the mandible extending upward and backward on either side from the lower part of the symphysis of the mandible. It provides attachment to the mylohoid muscle and the lowermost part of the superior constrictor of the pharynx.
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Synonyms:

  • mylohyoid line
  • internal oblique line


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