mastoid process

NOUN
  1. process of the temporal bone behind the ear at the base of the skull
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  • _Entry_, immediately above zygoma; the bullet passed through the temporal fossa, fractured the neck of the mandible, traversed the mastoid process, and emerged at the lower margin of the hairy scalp, 1 inch from the median line. Surgical Experiences in South Africa, 1899-1900 Being Mainly a Clinical Study of the Nature and Effects of Injuries Produced by Bullets of Small Calibre
  • Variations occur in the extension over the face and over the clavicle and shoulder; it may be absent or interdigitate with the muscle of the opposite side in front of the neck; attachment to clavicle, mastoid process or occipital bone occurs. IV. Myology. 5. The Fasciæ and Muscles of the Anterolateral Region of the Neck. a. The Superficial Cervical Muscle
  • The position of the transverse sinus is obtained by taking two lines: the first from the inion to a point 2.5 cm. behind the auricular point; the second from the anterior end of the first to the tip of the mastoid process. XII. Surface Anatomy and Surface Markings. 2. Surface Markings of Special Regions of the Head and Neck
  • Attached to the mastoid process are the mm. sternocleidomastoideus, splenius capitis, and longissimus capitis.
  • Objective To study on the method and results on the rebuild auricle with Medpor on expanded skin flap of the mastoid process area.
  • If skulls are present, compare cranial features- the male skull will have a more defined nuchal crest, mastoid process, supra-orbital ridge/glabella, & mental eminence. Mordicai: crown me king!
  • The squamosal suture arches backward from the pterion and connects the temporal squama with the lower border of the parietal: this suture is continuous behind with the short, nearly horizontal parietomastoid suture, which unites the mastoid process of the temporal with the region of the mastoid angle of the parietal. II. Osteology. 5c. The Exterior of the Skull
  • The under surface of the jugular process is rough, and gives attachment to the Rectus capitis lateralis muscle and the lateral atlanto√∂ccipital ligament; from this surface an eminence, the paramastoid process, sometimes projects downward, and may be of sufficient length to reach, and articulate with, the transverse process of the atlas. II. Osteology. 5a. The Cranial Bones. 1. The Occipital Bone
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