Bassett Collection of Stereoscopic Images of Human Anatomy

Osteology

Left temporal bone, lateral view

Image #39-5

KEYWORDS: Bones cartilage joints.

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Osteology
Left temporal bone, lateral view
1 . Temporal bone (squamous part)
2 . Temporal surface
3 . Posterior root of zygomatic process
4 . Zygomatic process
5 . Anterior root of zygomatic process and articular tubercle
6 . Mandibular fossa
7 . Middle root of zygomatic process
8 . Petrotympanic fissure
9 . Tympanic part
10 . Sheath of styloid process
11 . Styloid process
12 . Parietal margin
13 . Parietal incisura (note sutural bone)
14 . Temporal line
15 . Sulcus middle temporal artery
16 . Suprameatal spine and mastoid fossa
17 . Mastoid foramen
18 . Tympanomastoid fissure
19 . Mastoid part
20 . Sulcus for occipital artery
21 . Mastoid incisura
22 . Mastoid process
23 . External acoustic meatus
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