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tympanosquamous fissure

 

Definition: the fissure that separates the tympanic part of the temporal bone from the squamous part; it is continuous medially with the petrotympanic fissure and the petrosquamous fissure.

Synonym(s): fissura tympanosquamosaTA, squamotympanic fissure

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