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A depression or indentation. The buccal notch is found on a denture flange to accommodate the buccal fraenum; the labial notch accommodates the labial fraenum. The mandibular notch is situated on the border of the ramus of the mandible between the condyle and coronoid process. The supraorbital notch is a small depression (sometimes a foramen) on the supraorbital margin of the frontal bone through which pass the supraorbital nerve and vessels.

Subjects: Dentistry.


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