infratemporal fossa

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infratemporal fossa

[¦in·frə′tem·prəl ′fäs·ə]
(anatomy)
An irregular space situated below and medial to the zygomatic arch, behind the maxilla and medial to the upper part of the ramus of the mandible.
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