stylomandibular ligament


stylomandibular ligament
sty·lo·man·dib·u·lar ligament .stī-lō-man-'dib-yə-lər- n a band of deep fascia that connects the styloid process of the temporal bone to the gonial angle

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stylomaxillary ligament ligamentum stylomandibulare.

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