temporal line

temporal line n either of two nearly parallel ridges or lines on each side of the skull that begin as a single ridge on the temporal bone, run upward and backward from the zygomatic process above the temporal fossa, divide into upper and lower lines, and continue on the parietal bone

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  • Temporal line — Infobox Bone Name = Temporal line Latin = linea temporalis GraySubject = 32 GrayPage = 134 Caption = Left parietal bone. Outer surface. Caption2 = Side view of the skull. (Temporal lines are slightly above tip of arrow.) System = Precursor =… …   Wikipedia

  • temporal line — noun see temporal ridge …   Useful english dictionary

  • temporal line inferior — linea temporalis inferior ossis parietalis …   Medical dictionary

  • temporal line superior — linea temporalis superior ossis parietalis …   Medical dictionary

  • temporal line of frontal bone — linea temporalis ossis frontalis …   Medical dictionary

  • temporal line of parietal bone inferior — linea temporalis inferior ossis parietalis …   Medical dictionary

  • temporal line of parietal bone superior — linea temporalis superior ossis parietalis …   Medical dictionary

  • Temporal bone — Bone: Temporal bone Cranial bones …   Wikipedia

  • Temporal fossa — Infobox Anatomy Name = PAGENAME Latin = fossa temporalis GraySubject = 46 GrayPage = 183 Caption = The temporal fossa is clearly visible in this picture Caption2 = Precursor = System = Artery = Vein = Nerve = Lymph = MeshName = MeshNumber =… …   Wikipedia

  • Temporal fascia — Infobox Anatomy Name = PAGENAME Latin = fascia temporalis GraySubject = 109 GrayPage = 386 Caption = The Temporalis; the zygomatic arch and Masseter have been removed. Caption2 = Muscles of the head, face, and neck. (Temporal fascia labeled at… …   Wikipedia

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