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Stylomandibular ligament

Other Terms: Stylomandibular ligament of temporomandibular joint, Ligamentum stylomandibulare, Ligament stylomandibulaire

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Group

Cranial ligaments

Description

A modified thin band of the cervical fascia between the tip of the styloid process and the posterior margin of the angle of the mandible.

Function

The functional significance of this connective tissue band is not clearly understood. It possibly limits protraction of the mandible.

Latin

Ligamentum stylomandibulare

French

Ligament stylomandibulaire

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