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Parietotemporal suture

The parietotemporal or 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 suture.

Anatomy: Head and neck

Anatomy: Head and neck

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rID: 46901
Section: Anatomy
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Temporoparietal suture
  • Parietomastoid suture

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