temporal bone


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temporal bone

n.
Either of a pair of bones forming part of the sides and the base of the skull.

temporal bone

n
(Anatomy) either of two compound bones forming part of the sides and base of the skull: they surround the organs of hearing

tem′poral bone`


n.
either of a pair of compound bones forming the sides of the primate skull.
[1765–75]

temporal bone

One of a pair of bones forming the skull’s lower side walls.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.temporal bone - a thick bone forming the side of the human cranium and encasing the inner eartemporal bone - a thick bone forming the side of the human cranium and encasing the inner ear
bone, os - rigid connective tissue that makes up the skeleton of vertebrates
glenoid fossa, mandibular fossa - a deep concavity in the temporal bone at the root of the zygomatic arch that receives the condyle of the mandible
tympanic bone - the bone enclosing the middle ear
braincase, brainpan, cranium - the part of the skull that encloses the brain
mastoid, mastoid bone, mastoid process, mastoidal - process of the temporal bone behind the ear at the base of the skull
styloid process - extends from the base of the temporal bone
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Specialists in hearing medicine train future temporal bone histology technicians to produce and interpret images of the temporal bone that can provide information about hearing disorders.
In another study, Di Martino et al compared the appearance of the facial nerve canal in 357 routine ear operations with 300 temporal bone specimens from 150 autopsies.
Temporal bone dissection on cadaver by endoscope certainly improves the knowledge of anatomy of middle ear cavity so that it improves the surgical skill of otologist.
Key Words: Cholesteatoma, Temporal Bone, High resolution computed tomography, Multidetector computed tomography
CT scanning of temporal bone done, revealed ill-defined soft tissue lesion in left mastoid and filling the middle ear cavity with extensive destruction of mastoid septations, left squamous temporal bone, lateral mastoid wall extended to subcutaneous tissues of post auricular region with small erosion of lateral semicircular canal.
1) The contract is for the supply of 15 pieces of aural implants anchored in the temporal bone with the sound processor and accessories surgical disposable to perform the implantation.
The primary regions of pneumatization of the temporal bone consist of the middle ear, squamomastoid (mastoid), perilabyrinthine, petrous apex, and accessory.
High-resolution computerized tomography (HRCT) of temporal bone revealed soft tissue mass in middle ear cleft and ossicular destruction suggestive of cholesteatoma and Luc's abscess formation at left temporal bone (Fig.
Denia et al reported that extracanalicular osteomas of temporal bone most commonly originate from the mastoid part.
The aim of the course is to familiarise participants with the different state-of-the-art imaging methods of the temporal bone and related structures, to provide guidelines for optimal use of these methods, and to illustrate the effect of imaging findings on patient management.
Currently surgeons-in-training mostly practice in temporal bone laboratories (Zirkle et al.

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