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Medical Term:

groove for inferior petrosal sinus


a groove lodging the inferior petrosal sinus, formed by union of similarly named grooves in the petrous part of the temporal bone and the basilar part of the occipital bone.

Synonym(s): sulcus sinus petrosi inferiorisTA, inferior petrosal groove, inferior petrosal sulcus

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