HyperDic: temporal_bone

English > 1 sense of the expression temporal bone:
NOUNbodytemporal bone, os temporalea thick bone forming the side of the human cranium and encasing the inner ear
English > temporal bone: 1 sense > noun 1, body
MeaningA thick bone forming the side of the human cranium and encasing the inner ear.
Synonymos temporale
Part ofcranium, braincase, brainpanThe part of the skull that encloses the brain
Partsglenoid fossa, mandibular fossaA deep concavity in the temporal bone at the root of the zygomatic arch that receives the condyle of the mandible
mastoid, mastoid process, mastoid bone, mastoidalProcess of the temporal bone behind the ear at the base of the skull
styloid processExtends from the base of the temporal bone
tympanic boneThe bone enclosing the middle ear
Broaderbone, osrigid connective tissue that makes up the skeleton of vertebrates
Spanishhueso temporal, os temporale, temporal
Catalanos temporal, temporal

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