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Medical Term:

posterior border of petrous part of temporal bone


the margin of the petrous part of the temporal bone that extends from the apex to the jugular notch; it articulates with the basal and jugular portions of the occipital bone.

Synonym(s): margo posterior partis petrosae ossis temporalisTA

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