Osteology

Left temporal bone, anterior view

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Osteology
Left temporal bone, anterior view
1 . Parietal incisure
2 . Sigmoid sulcus
3 . Arcuate eminence
4 . Hiatus facial canal
5 . Geniculum of facial canal (within hiatus)
6 . Sulcus greater (superficial) petrosal nerve
7 . Sulcus lesser petrosal (superficial) nerve
8 . Anterior pyramidal surface
9 . Pyramidal apex
10 . Carotid canal
11 . Canal for Tensor tympani
12 . Sheath of styloid process
13 . Styloid process
14 . Parietal margin
15 . Temporal bone (squamous part)
16 . Tegmen tympani
17 . Zygomatic process
18 . Sphenoidal margin
19 . Petrosquamous fissure (nearly obliterated)