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Infratemporal crest

infratemporal crest in·fra·tem·po·ral crest (ĭn’frə-těm’pər-əl, -těm’prəl)
A rough ridge marking the angle of union of the temporal and infratemporal surfaces of the greater wing of the sphenoid bone.


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