mandibular notch

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Related to sigmoid notch: submandibular fossa, malar process
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Noun1.mandibular notch - small indentation in the middle of the lower jawbonemandibular notch - small indentation in the middle of the lower jawbone
jawbone, jowl, lower jaw, lower jawbone, mandible, mandibula, mandibular bone, submaxilla - the jaw in vertebrates that is hinged to open the mouth
incisura, incisure - (anatomy) a notch or small hollow
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The radial side of the TFC was attached to the articular cartilage at the most distal aspect of the sigmoid notch of the radius.
Within the mandible, susceptible site is posterior body followed by condyle, angle, ascending ramus, coronoid process, anterior body and sigmoid notch in descending frequency.
There was mandibular hypoplasia with narrow right condylar process, deepening of the right sigmoid notch, pseudoelongation of the ipsilateral condylar neck, thinner ramus and body, widened inferior alveolar canal, and enlarged mental foramen.
Food and Drug Administration (FDA) includes five devices: the rHead lateral stem and Recon radial implant (both used to replace the proximal end of the forearm's radius bone); the uHead ulnar implant and Sigmoid Notch radial plate (used to replace the distal radioulnar joint); and the Radio-Capitellum for the elbow.
The DRUJ is a diarthrodial articulation between the ulnar head and the sigmoid notch of the distal radius.
1) The radio ulnar articulation is formed by the lower end of ulna (seat) and the sigmoid notch (medial articular facet) of the distal radius.
The other sites for ectopic mandibular third molars include: the ramus, coronoid process, sigmoid notch and lower border of the mandible (2).