infratemporal crest

infratemporal crest
infratemporal crest n a transverse ridge on the outer surface of the greater wing of the sphenoid bone that divides it into a superior portion that contributes to the formation of the temporal fossa and an inferior portion that contributes to the formation of the infratemporal fossa

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crista infratemporalis.

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