supramastoid crest


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su·pra·mas·toid crest

[TA]
the ridge that forms the posterior root of the zygomatic process of the temporal bone.
Synonym(s): crista supramastoidea [TA]
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su·pra·mas·toid crest

(sū'pră-mas'toyd krest) [TA]
The ridge that forms the posterior root of the zygomatic process of the temporal bone.
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supramastoid crest

A ridge on the superior edge of the posterior root of the zygomatic bone.
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su·pra·mas·toid crest

(sū'pră-mas'toyd krest) [TA]
The ridge that forms the posterior root of the zygomatic process of the temporal bone.
Synonym(s): crista supramastoidea.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012