pars squamosa ossis temporalis


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pars

 [pahrs] (pl. par´tes) (L.)
pars mastoi´dea os´sis tempora´lis mastoid part of temporal bone; see under part.
pars petro´sa os´sis tempora´lis petrous part of temporal bone; see under part.
pars pla´na the thin part of the ciliary body; the ciliary disk.
pars squamo´sa os´sis tempora´lis squamous part of temporal bone; see under part.
pars tympa´nica os´sis tempora´lis tympanic part of temporal bone.
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squa·mous part of tem·po·ral bone

[TA]
the broad, flat, thin (scalelike) anterior and superior portion of the temporal bone forming part of the lateral wall of the cranial vault.
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pars squamosa ossis temporalis

The flat portion of the temporal bone that forms part of the lateral wall of the skull.
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