Glossary of Medical Terms

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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.
nucleus thoracicus   nucleus tractus mesencephali nervi trigemini   nucleus tractus solitarii   nucleus tractus spinalis nervi trigemini   nucleus ventralis anterior thalami   nucleus ventralis corporis trapezoidei   nucleus ventralis intermedius thalami   nucleus ventralis lateralis   (0)
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