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squamous part of temporal bone

 

Definition: the broad, flat, thin (scalelike) anterior and superior portion of the temporal bone forming part of the lateral wall of the cranial vault.

Synonym(s): pars squamosa ossis temporalisTA, squama temporalis, temporal squama

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