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Anatomy Atlases: Atlas of Human Anatomy: Plate 2: Figure 4

Atlas of Human Anatomy

The left temporal bone inner surface.

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) Digitate impressions.
b) Juga cerebralia or Cerebral ridge.
c) Articular fossa.
d) Mastoid process.
e) Sigmoid fossa or sigmoid sulcus.
f) Mastoid foramen.
g) Styloid process.
h) Point of the petrous part with opening of carotid canal.
i) Internal auditory meatus.
k) Petrous margin or angle (posterior border of the petrous part of the temporal bone).
l) Vestibular aquduct.
m) Arcuate eminence.

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