10 Coronoid process. Processus coronoideus. Muscular process separated from the posteriorly situated condylar process by the mandibular notch. Attachment site of the temporalis muscle. A
10a Temporal crest. Crista temporalis. Sharp bony ridge at the anterior margin of the coronoid process for attachment of the temporalis muscle. A
11 Mandibular notch. Incisura mandibulae. Indentation between the condylar and coronoid processes. A
12 Condylar process. Processus condylaris. Articular process. A
13 Head of mandible. Caput mandibulae. Articular head of the mandible. A
14 Neck of mandible. Collum mandibulae. Narrow segment below the head of the mandible. A
15 Pterygoid fovea. Fovea pterygoidea. Anterome-dial pit below the head of the mandible for attachment of the lateral pterygoid muscle. A
16 Hyoid bone. Os hyoideum. It starts to ossify before birth. B
17 Body of hyoid. Corpus ossis hyoidea. Anterior segment between the right and left (greater and lesser) horns. B
18 Lesser horn (cornu). Cornu minus. B
19 Greater horn (cornu). Cornu majus. B
20 SKULL. Cranium. DEF
20a CRANIAL CAVITY. Cavitas cranii.
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