Examples from the Web for pterygoid
These effusions occur most frequently about the knees, the elbows, and the pterygoid muscles of the jaw.
In the skull the quadrate is immovably fixed and united to the pterygoid.The Vertebrate Skeleton|Sidney H. Reynolds
We find, as a rule, that the pterygoid bones are rather longer and more slender in wild turkeys than they are among the tame ones.The Wild Turkey and Its Hunting|Edward A. McIlhenny
The internal adductor or pterygoid musculature in Captorhinus consisted of anterior and posterior components.The Adductor Muscles of the Jaw In Some Primitive Reptiles|Richard C. Fox
The nasal lacks a maxillary process, and the medial ramus of the pterygoid lacks a bony connection to the protic.Middle American Frogs of the Hyla microcephala Group|William E. Duellman