Supramastoid | definition of supramastoid by Medical dictionary
Above the mastoid process of the temporal bone.
supramastoid /su·pra·mas·toid/ (-mas´toid) superior to the mastoid process.
supramastoid (soo″pră-măs′toyd) [″ + mastos, breast, + eidos, form, shape]
Located above the mastoid process of the temporal bone.
References in periodicals archive
Biparietal Dimension (BPD): The greatest horizontal and transverse diameter measured on the head by the spreading calliper above the supramastoid
Point A was located where the upper edge of the zygomatic arch (UEZA) joins anteriorly to the frontal process of the zygomatic bone (FPZ), and point B was located where the UEZA blends posteriorly into the supramastoid
The Henle's Spine (HS)/spina suprameatica/spina suprameatalis/meatal spine or spina meatus, is a small bony prominence anterior to the supramastoid
pit at the posterosuperior margin of the bony external acoustic meatus (Figure 1).