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Fig. 2. Coronal sections of the right half of the lower jaw of a human embryo 24 mm in length

original x 30.

I. shows the membrane bone in front of Meckel’s cartilage.

II. is through the ventral extremity of Meckel’s cartilage.

III. is a section through the mental foramen showing a bridge of bone behind the canine tooth-germ.

IV. through middle of the body of jaw.

V. through the coronoid process.

J., membrane bone of lower jaw

D., dental lamina

N., interior dental nerve

My., mylohyoid nerve

L., lingual nerve

M.C., Meckel’s cartilage

Cr., coronold process

S., submaxillary gland

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Low A. Further observations on the ossification of the human lower jaw. (1909) J Anat Physiol. 44(1): 83–95. PMID 17232830

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