Jugular fossa

The jugular fossa is a depression situated on the inferior surface of petrous temporal bone posterior to the inferior opening of carotid canal. It lodges the jugular bulb. Anteriorly, lies the jugular foramen.

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Head and neck anatomy
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rID: 28307
System: Head & Neck
Section: Anatomy
Tags: pm, refs, cases
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