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Anatomy Atlases: Atlas of Human Anatomy: Plate 2: Figure 3

Atlas of Human Anatomy

The left temporal bone seen from the outside.

Translated by: Ronald A. Bergman, PhD and Adel K. Afifi, MD, MS
Peer Review Status: Internally Peer Reviewed


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The interior base of the skull

A) Squamous part.
B) Mastoid part.
C) Petrosal part.

a) Zygomatic process.
b) Articular tubercle.
c) Articular fossa.
d) Petrotympanic fissure.
e) External auditory meatus.
f) Mastoid process.
g) Mastoid foramen (stylomastoid ).
h) Mastoid incisure (digastric or mastoid groove).
i) Styloid process.

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