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suprameatal spine


Definition: small bony prominence anterior to the supramastoid pit at the posterosuperior margin of the bony external acoustic meatus.

Synonym(s): spina suprameaticaTA, spina suprameatalis, Henle spine, meatal spine, spina meatus

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