temporal bone

  1. a thick bone forming the side of the human cranium and encasing the inner ear
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  • Similar tumors may arise from neighboring areas, including the jugular bulb, the middle ear, and the mastoid portion of the temporal bone.
  • The normal course of the internal carotid artery in an adult sees the vessel enter the petrous temporal bone medial to the styloid process via the carotid canal.
  • The line of the lower margin behind is that of the transverse sinus (see page 1294), or more roughly a line convex upward from the inion to the posterior root of the zygomatic process of the temporal bone; thence along the posterior two-thirds of the upper border of the zygomatic arch where the line turns up to the pterion; the front part of the lower margin extends from the pterion to the glabella about 1 cm. above the supraorbital margin. XII. Surface Anatomy and Surface Markings. 2. Surface Markings of Special Regions of the Head and Neck
  • Caudal to the temporal lobe is the petrous portion of the temporal bone and the mastoid air cells.
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  • CT of the petrous temporal bones demonstrated opacification of the left mastoid air cells and left middle ear cavity.
  • The temporal bone is the first bone to be affected, with imminent involvement of the petrous apex and mastoid.
  • One on each temporal bone and two side by side just above the lambdoid suture. The Hunger
  • In humans, the otic capsule has fused with the squamosal and various other odds and ends to form the temporal bone.
  • Your jaw bone ascends toward the back (almost at a right angle to the horizontal line of the teeth), ending in a rounded protuberance (the condyloid process), which fits into a shallow groove in your temporal bone on the lower part of your skull. Screaming Mummies!
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