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Pterygomandibular raphe

pterygomandibular raphe
A tendinous thickening of the buccopharyngeal fascia, separating and giving origin to the buccinator muscle anteriorly and the superior constrictor of the pharynx posteriorly.
Synonym: raphe pterygomandibularis, pterygomandibular ligament.


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