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FISSURA PTERYGOMAXILLARIS

The narrow gap between the lateral pterygoid plate and the infratemporal surface of the maxilla through which the infratemporal fossa communicates with the pterygopalatine fossa; gives passage to the third part of the maxillary artery and the posterior superior alveolar arteries, veins and nerves. Synonym: fissura pterygomaxillaris, fissura pterygopalatina.
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