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retromolar


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Distal or posterior to the last molar tooth. Retromolar pad see pad, retromolar. The retromolar triangle is a three-sided area posterior (distal) to the third molar tooth in the centre of which is a depression, the retromolar fossa. The retromolar fossa is bounded medially by the lowest part of the temporal crest and laterally by the external oblique ridge.

Subjects: Dentistry.


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