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Medical Term:

mastoid fontanelle


the membranous interval on either side between the mastoid angle of the parietal bone, the petrous portion of the temporal bone, and the occipital bone.

Synonym(s): fonticulus mastoideusTA, fonticulus posterolateralis, Casser fontanelle, posterolateral fontanelle

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