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Laboratory 27. Infratemporal Fossa
Step 10. The Temporomandibular Joint

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To fully expose the infratemporal fossa, cut through the lateral ligament of the temporomandibular joint and enter the mandibular fossa. Continue to cut medially through the posterior aspect of the capsule and remove the condyle of the mandible and its attached articular disc from the mandibular fossa.

Examine the following parts of the dissected temporomandibular joint

Links and References:
Grant's: 7.66, 7.67
Netter: 11
Rohen/Yokochi: 56