pars squamosa ossis temporalis


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Related to pars squamosa ossis temporalis: pars petrosa ossis temporalis, pars tympanica ossis temporalis

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.

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.

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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