Definition of Mandibular notch

1. Noun. Small indentation in the middle of the lower jawbone.

Medical Definition of Mandibular notch

1. The deep notch between the condylar and coronoid processes of the mandible. Synonym: incisura mandibulae, sigmoid notch. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Mandibular Notch

mandibular condyle
mandibular dentition
mandibular disk
mandibular foramen
mandibular fossa
mandibular fractures
mandibular gland
mandibular guide prosthesis
mandibular hinge position
mandibular injuries
mandibular joint
mandibular lymph node
mandibular movement
mandibular nerve
mandibular nodes
mandibular notch (current term)
mandibular process
mandibular prosthesis
mandibular prosthesis implantation
mandibular reflex
mandibular tongue
mandibular torus

Literary usage of Mandibular notch

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1. Anatomy, Descriptive and Applied by Henry Gray (1913)
"Its posterior surface is convex; its anterior presents a depression for the attachment of the Pterygoideus externus. The mandibular notch, separating the ..."

2. Anatomy of the Human Body by Henry Gray (1918)
"The mandibular notch, separating the two processes, is a deep semilunar depression, and is crossed by the masseteric vessels and nerve. Ossification. ..."

3. An Elementary Treatise on Human Anatomy by Joseph Leidy (1889)
"Its posterior concave border forms part of the mandibular notch. A ridge from the inner surface descends to the inner margin of the alveolar process, ..."

4. The Anatomy of the human skeleton by Henry Morris, John Ernest Frazer (1914)
"The mandibular notch, the deep semi- lunar excavation separating the coronoid from the condylar process, is crossed by the masseteric nerve and vessels. ..."

5. Anatomical terminology, with special reference to the (B N A) by Lewellys Franklin Barker (1907)
"... (OT perpendicular portion) Angle of lower jaw Masseteric tuberosity Pterygoid tuberosity Buccinator crest mandibular notch (OT sigmoid notch) Condyloid ..."

6. Oxford Loose-leaf Surgery by F. F. Burghard, Allen Buckner Kanavel (1920)
"... to the method of reaching the nerve through the outside of the cheek by exposing and deepening the sigmoid (mandibular) notch of the lower jaw. ..."

7. Man by Royal Anthropological Institute of Great Britain and Ireland (1902)
"The mandible is small and the teeth relatively large ; the mandibular notch (sigmoid) is of moderate depth, and the angle of the ram us and body of the ..."

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