temporal plane


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tem·po·ral plane

[TA]
a slightly depressed area on the side of the cranium, below the inferior temporal line, formed by the temporal and parietal bones, the greater wing of the sphenoid, and a part of the frontal bone.
Synonym(s): planum temporale [TA]

tem·po·ral plane

(tem'pŏr-ăl plān) [TA]
A slightly depressed area on the side of the cranium, below the inferior temporal line, formed by the temporal and parietal bones, the greater wing of the sphenoid, and a part of the frontal bone.
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