mandibular fossa

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Noun1.mandibular fossa - a deep concavity in the temporal bone at the root of the zygomatic arch that receives the condyle of the mandiblemandibular fossa - a deep concavity in the temporal bone at the root of the zygomatic arch that receives the condyle of the mandible
os temporale, temporal bone - a thick bone forming the side of the human cranium and encasing the inner ear
fossa, pit - a concavity in a surface (especially an anatomical depression)
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During surgery the end of the humeral head is replaced with a metallic ball and the glenoid surface replaced with a durable plastic component (see figure 2).
Differences in the amount of cortical and cancellous glenoid surface contact area achieved by each rTSA design has implications on both the magnitude of stress and the associated stress profile, potentially impacting the fixation of each device.