Parietotemporal suture

The parietotemporal/parietomastoid suture represents the articulation between the parietal and temporal bones posteriorly. Anteriorly, they articulate at the squamosal suture. The parietotemporal suture is considered the most posterior continuation of squamosal suture and is at times interrupted by the squamomastoid fissure.

Head and neck anatomy
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rID: 46901
Section: Anatomy
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Parietomastoid suture

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