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Encyclopedia > Coronoid process of the mandible
Coronoid process of the mandible
Mandible. Outer surface. Side view. (Coronoid process labeled at top center.)
Latin processus coronoideus mandibulae
Gray's subject #44 174
Dorlands/Elsevier p_34/12667404

The coronoid processis a thin, triangular eminence, which is flattened from side to side and varies in shape and size. File links The following pages link to this file: Mandible Wikipedia:Grays Anatomy images with missing articles 4 Categories: Public domain images ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged with jaw. ... Latin is an ancient Indo-European language originally spoken in Latium, the region immediately surrounding Rome. ... Elseviers logo. ...


Its anterior border is convex and is continuous below with the anterior border of the ramus.


Its posterior border is concave and forms the anterior boundary of the mandibular notch.


Its lateral surface is smooth, and affords insertion to the Temporalis and Masseter. The temporalis muscle is one of the muscles of mastication. ... In human anatomy, the masseter is one of the muscles of mastication. ...


Its medial surface gives insertion to the Temporalis, and presents a ridge which begins near the apex of the process and runs downward and forward to the inner side of the last molar tooth.


Between this ridge and the anterior border is a grooved triangular area, the upper part of which gives attachment to the Temporalis, the lower part to some fibers of the Buccinator. Buccinator The buccinator is a muscle of which the bulk of is located in the cheeks. ...


See also

(ramus mandibulæ; perpendicular portion) The ramus of the mandible is quadrilateral in shape, and has two surfaces, four borders, and two processes. ...

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