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*  Occipital artery
It next ascends to the interval between the transverse process of the atlas and the mastoid process of the temporal bone, and ... which reach as high as the vertex of the skull and anastomose with the posterior auricular and superficial temporal arteries. ... passes horizontally backward, grooving the surface of the latter bone, being covered by the sternocleidomastoideus, splenius ...
*  Cholesteatoma
Removal of the canal wall facilitates the complete clearance of cholesteatoma from the temporal bone in three ways: it removes ... It is both directed against the underlying pathology and directed towards maintaining the normal functions of the temporal bone ... It can also affect and erode, through the enzymes it produces, the thin bone structure that isolates the top of the ear from ... If untreated, a cholesteatoma can eat into the three small bones located in the middle ear (the malleus, incus and stapes, ...
*  Temporal bone
Position of temporal bone (green). Animation. Shape of temporal bone (left). Cranial bones. Sphenoid and temporal bones Glomus ... Figure 7 : Temporal bone at birth. Outer aspect. Figure 8 : Temporal bone at birth. Inner aspect. Temporal bone fractures were ... The lower seven cranial nerves and the major vessels to and from the brain traverse the temporal bone. The temporal bone ... the temporal bone is derived from the fusion of many bones that are often separate in non-human mammals: The squamosal bone, ...
*  Zygomatic process of temporal bone
Left temporal bone. Outer surface. Showing the zygomatic process projecting to the left side of the bone. Right temporal bone. ... The zygomatic process of the temporal bone is a long, arched process projecting from the lower part of the squamous portion of ... the temporal bone. It articulates with the zygomatic bone. This process is at first directed lateralward, its two surfaces ... The anterior end is deeply serrated and articulates with the zygomatic bone. The posterior end is connected to the squama by ...
*  Squamous part of temporal bone
The squamous part of temporal bone, or temporal squama, forms the front and upper part of the temporal bone, and is scale-like ... Its outer surface is smooth and convex; it affords attachment to the temporal muscle, and forms part of the temporal fossa; on ... in the retiring angle between the squamous part and the petrous portion of the temporal bone. The internal surface of the ... The posterior part of the mandibular fossa, formed by the tympanic part of the bone, is non-articular, and sometimes lodges a ...
*  Mastoid part of the temporal bone
The mastoid part of the temporal bone is the back part of the temporal bone. Its rough surface gives attachment to various ... Mastoid part of the temporal bone.Base of skull. Mastoid process Left temporal bone, muscle attachments shown in red lines. ... mastoiditis mastoidectomy Coronal section of right temporal bone. Left temporal bone. Inferior surface. Base of skull. Inferior ... sometimes it is situated in the occipital bone, or in the suture between the temporal and the occipital. The mastoid portion is ...
*  Petrous part of the temporal bone
Temporal bone Petrous part of the temporal Petrous part of the temporal This article incorporates text in the public domain ... The petrous part of the temporal bone is pyramid-shaped and is wedged in at the base of the skull between the sphenoid and ... Petrous comes from the Latin word petrosus, meaning "stone-like, hard". It is one of the densest bones in the body. The base is ... Its medial half is marked by a sulcus, which forms, with a corresponding sulcus on the occipital bone, the channel for the ...
*  Tympanic part of the temporal bone
The tympanic part of the temporal bone is a curved plate of bone lying below the squamous part of the temporal bone, in front ... In most species, it is formed by the tympanic part of the temporal bone. In all extant and extinct primates, including humans, ... the auditory bulla is formed by the petrosal bone (the petrous part of the temporal bone). This is a diagnostic trait that can ... It originates as a separate bone (tympanic bone), which in some mammals stays separate through life. Evolutionarily, a portion ...
*  Zygomatic arch
The zygomatic arch or cheek bone is formed by the zygomatic process of the temporal bone (a bone extending forward from the ... Left temporal bone. Outer surface. Left zygomatic bone. Malar surface. Base of skull. Inferior surface. The Temporalis; the ... and the temporal process of the zygomatic bone (the side of the cheekbone), the two being united by an oblique suture ( ... The jugal point is the anterior end of upper border of the zygomatic arch where it meets the process of the zygomatic bone. The ...
*  Superior petrosal sinus
Left temporal bone. Inner surface. Base of the skull. Upper surface. Sagittal section of the skull, showing the sinuses of the ... The sinus runs in the attached margin of the tentorium cerebelli, in a groove in the petrous part of the temporal bone formed ...
*  Temporal styloid process
... shown in red. Left temporal bone. Inferior surface of left temporal bone. Styloid process shown in red ... The temporal styloid process is a process of bone that extends down from the temporal bone of the human skull, just below the ... It projects down and forward from the inferior surface of the temporal bone, and serves as an anchor point for several muscles ... Its proximal part (tympanohyal) is ensheathed by the tympanic part of the temporal bone (vaginal process). Its distal part ( ...
*  Styloglossus
Left temporal bone. Outer surface. Muscles of the neck. Anterior view. The internal carotid and vertebral arteries. Right side ...
*  Stylopharyngeus muscle
Left temporal bone. Inferior surface. The cartilages of the larynx. Posterior view. Side view of the larynx, showing muscular ... It arises from the medial side of the base of the temporal styloid process, passes downward along the side of the pharynx ... The stylopharyngeus is a muscle in the head that stretches between the temporal styloid process and the pharynx. The ...
*  Stylohyoid muscle
Left temporal bone. Outer surface. Hyoid bone. Anterior surface. Enlarged. Superficial dissection of the right side of the neck ... Its origin is the styloid process of the temporal bone. It inserts on the body of the hyoid. It arises from the posterior and ... lateral surface of the styloid process of the temporal bone, near the base; and, passing inferior and anterior, it is inserted ... It shares this muscle's innervation by the facial nerve, and functions to draw the hyoid bone backwards and elevate the tongue ...
*  Middle temporal artery
... between the two layers of the temporal fascia, to the lateral angle of the orbit. Left temporal bone. Outer surface. This ... The middle temporal artery arises immediately above the zygomatic arch, and, perforating the temporal fascia, gives branches to ... the Temporalis, anastomosing with the deep temporal branches of the internal maxillary. It occasionally gives off a zygomatico- ...
*  Facial cleft
Kamerer, Donald B.; Caparosa, Ralph J. (1982). "TEMPORAL BONE ENCEPHALOCELE ??? DIAGNOSIS AND TREATMENT". The Laryngoscope. 92 ... This can be done by splitting the maxilla and the frontal bone, remove a triangular shaped piece of bone from the forehead and ... All structures like bone, soft tissue, skin etc. can be affected. Facial clefts are extremely rare congenital anomalies. There ... Bone tissue reconstruction of the midface often occurs later than the soft tissue reconstruction. The most common method to ...
*  Longus capitis muscle
Occipital bone. Outer surface. Left temporal bone. Outer surface. Base of skull. Inferior surface. Longus capitis muscle Longus ... to be inserted into the inferior surface of the basilar part of the occipital bone. It is innervated by a branch of cervical ...
*  Levator veli palatini
It arises from the under surface of the apex of the petrous part of the temporal bone and from the medial lamina of the ... Left temporal bone. Inferior surface. This article incorporates text in the public domain from the 20th edition of Gray's ...
*  Middle meningeal nerve
Left temporal bone. Inner surface. This article incorporates text in the public domain from the 20th edition of Gray's Anatomy ...
*  Hearing Health Foundation
... to collect and study the human temporal bone, and to encourage temporal bone donation. In 1992 the NIDCD National Temporal Bone ... "What is the Registry?". National Temporal Bone Registry. Retrieved 7 January 2013. Edge AS, Chen ZY (2008). "Hair cell ... In 1960, DRF and the American Academy of Otolaryngology created the National Temporal Bone Banks Program, ... of the National Institutes of Health to continue and expand on the activities of the former National Temporal Bone Banks ...
*  Cochlin
Further temporal bone findings". Arch. Otolaryngol. Head Neck Surg. 119 (1): 106-8. doi:10.1001/archotol.1993.01880130108016. ... Pedigrees, audiologic findings, and temporal bone findings in two kindreds". Arch. Otolaryngol. Head Neck Surg. 117 (9): 1032- ... in temporal bones from DFNA9 (autosomal dominant nonsyndromic sensorineural deafness 9) patients. Mutations that cause DFNA9 ...
*  Jugular fossa
Fossa (anatomy) Left temporal bone. Inferior surface. (Label for jugular fossa at left, sixth from bottom.) Temporal bone This ... More specifically, it is located in the temporal bone, posterior to the carotid canal and the aquæductus cochleæ. It is of ... and articulating with the jugular process of the occipital bone. ...
*  Alan L. Schiller
Coltrera MD, Googe PB, Harrist TJ, Hyams VJ, Schiller AL, Goodman ML (1986). "Chondrosarcoma of the temporal bone. Diagnosis ... "A unique multifocal osteoblastoma-like tumor of the bones of a single lower extremity. Report of a case". The Journal of Bone ... Alan L. Schiller, M.D. is an American clinical pathologist and an expert in the effects of space and weightlessness on bone ... Mankin HJ, Connor JF, Schiller AL, Perlmutter N, Alho A, McGuire M (1985). "Grading of bone tumors by analysis of nuclear DNA ...
*  Semicircular canals
Coronal section of right temporal bone. The cochlea and vestibule, viewed from above. Transverse section through head of fetal ... and is placed transversely to the long axis of the petrous part of the temporal bone, on the anterior surface of which its arch ... nearly parallel to the posterior surface of the petrous bone. The vestibular aqueduct is immediately medial to it. The ...
*  Cavernous sinus
Laterally: temporal lobe with uncus. Anteriorly: superior orbital fissure. Posteriorly: apex of petrous temporal bone. ... creating a cavity called the lateral sellar compartment bordered by the temporal bone of the skull and the sphenoid bone, ... Inferiorly: greater wing of sphenoid bone. Medially: sella turcica and sphenoidal air sinus. ...
*  Carré (Stockhausen)
1 Tenor Trombone SATB choir (2 or 3 voices per part) 1 Harp (amplified-the harp part may be supplemented by an amplified ... he experienced the slowest temporal rates of change of his life. The work was composed in 1959-60, in collaboration with ... 1 Alto Trombone 1 Bass Tuba SATB choir (2 or 3 voices per part) 1 Cimbalom (amplified) 2 Percussionists: 2 Tomtoms and 1 Bongo ... Bass Trombone SATB choir (2 or 3 voices per part) Piano 2 Percussionists: 2 Tomtoms and 1 Bongo 3 Alpine Cowbells [Almglocken] ...
*  Squamosal suture
Left parietal bone removed. Squamosal sutures shown in red. Parietal bones (above) and temporal bones (below). Side view of the ... Close up of left temporal bone. Squamosal suture indicated by the yellow arrows. "Anatomy diagram: 34256.000-2". Roche Lexicon ... arches backward from the pterion and connects the temporal squama with the lower border of the parietal bone: this suture is ... which unites the mastoid process of the temporal with the region of the mastoid angle of the parietal bone. Animation. ...