Meckelian cartilage


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the cartilaginous rod which forms the axis of the mandible; - called also Meckel's cartilage.

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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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CARC, coracoarcualis; CH, coracohyoideus; CHV, ventral hyoid constrictor; CHYM, coracohyomandibularis; CM, coracomandibularis; DHYM, depressor hyomandibularis; DM, depressor mandibularis; DR, depressor rostri; F, fascia; MC, Meckelian cartilage; POM, preorbitalis medial; QMA, quadratomandibularis anterior; QMD, quadratomandibularis deep; QMM, quadratomandibularis medialis; QMP, quadratomandibularis posterior; VR-SUPC, ventral superficial branchial constrictor muscles.
Adductor mandibulae muscle inserting in triangular recess dorsal to Meckelian cartilage between dentary and articular.

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