From the case: Skull and facial bones

Temporal bone. Im...
Temporal bone. Image source: OpenStax College,
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  • Temporal bone - “ The temporal bone is situated on the sides and the base of the cranium and lateral to the temporal lobe of the cerebrum. The temporal bone is one ...”
  • Squamous part of temporal bone - “ The squamous part of the temporal bone (or squamous temporalis/squamous temporal bone) is a very thin bone and forms the anterosuperior aspect of ...”
  • Mastoid part of temporal bone - “ The mastoid part of the temporal bone is its posterior component. Gross anatomy The mastoid part is normally pneumatised by the mastoid air cell...”
  • Petrous part of temporal bone - “ The petrous part of the temporal bone (or more simply petrous temporal bone) forms the part of skull base between the sphenoid and occipital bones...”
  • Tympanic part of temporal bone - “ The tympanic part of the temporal bone is situated inferiorly to the squamous part and anteriorly to the mastoid part. The tympanic part surround...”
  • Styloid process - “ The styloid process (or styloid part of the squamous temporal bone) is a slender pointed part of the temporal bone. It projects anteroinferiorly f...”

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