"Pterygopalatine Fossa" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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A small space in the skull between the MAXILLA and the SPHENOID BONE, medial to the pterygomaxillary fissure, and connecting to the NASAL CAVITY via the sphenopalatine foramen.
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