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Bassett Collection of Stereoscopic Images of Human Anatomy

Osteology

Skull, inferior close-up view, area of petrous part of temporal bone

Image #36-1

KEYWORDS: Bones cartilage joints.

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Osteology
Skull, inferior close-up view, area of petrous part of temporal bone
1 . Sphenoid process palatine bone
2 . Lateral plate of pterygoid process
3 . Pterygoid fossa
4 . Medial plate of pterygoid process
5 . Ala of vomer
6 . Sphenooccipital fissure
7 . Foramen lacerum
8 . Lingula of sphenoid
9 . Basal part occipital bone
10 . Inferior surface of temporal bone
11 . Petro-occipital fissure
12 . Occipital condyle
13 . Foramen magnum
14 . Mandibular foramen
15 . Infratemporal surface of sphenoid bone
16 . Sphenosquamous suture
17 . Angle of mandible
18 . Foramen ovale
19 . Foramen spinosum
20 . Petrotympanic fissure
21 . Styloid process
22 . Carotid canal
23 . Tympanic canaliculus
24 . Mastoid canaliculus (partially obscured by posterior wall of jugular fossa)
25 . Canaliculus chordae tympani
26 . Stylomastoid foramen
27 . Jugular fossa
28 . External aperture of cochlear canaliculi