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Anatomy Atlases: Atlas of Human Anatomy: Plate 2: Figure 8

Atlas of Human Anatomy

The mandible is placed to see the inner surface.

Translated by: Ronald A. Bergman, PhD and Adel K. Afifi, MD, MS
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The mandible is placed to see the inner surface

A) Body or horizontal part of the mandible.
B) Ramus of the mandible.

a) Base or inferior surface.
b) Alveolar margin.
c) Internal mental spine (origin for mm geniohyoid and genioglossus).
d) Internal oblique line (origin for mm mylohyoid and for mylopharyngeus or superior pharyngeal constrictor).
e) Inferior mandibular angle.
f) Condyloid process.
g) Coronoid process.
h) Semilunar incisure.
i) Inferior alveolar foramen (entrance to inferior alveolar canal).
k) Mylohyoid sulcus, for the mylohyoid nerve from the inferior alveolar nerve.


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