Temporal Bone


Engelsk definition

Either of a pair of compound bones forming the lateral (left and right) surfaces and base of the skull which contains the organs of hearing. It is a large bone formed by the fusion of parts: the squamous (the flattened anterior-superior part), the tympanic (the curved anterior-inferior part), the mastoid (the irregular posterior portion), and the petrous (the part at the base of the skull).

Svenska synonymer

Os temporale Temporalben

Engelska synonymer

Bone, Temporal Temporal Bones Stylomastoid Foramen