The Mandibular Fossa is a small oval depression on the under-surface of the Temporal bone. It is located posterior to the Zygomatic Arch
The Condyle of the lower jaw fits into the socket of the Mandibular Fossa.
The Mandibular Fossa is the hinge for the lower jaw.
Dislocation of this articulation may be a corrective treatment for “buck teeth”.(fig.4-C, page 38, RA)
Part of the Temporal Bone