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Laboratory 22. Osteology of the Skull
Osteology The Temporal Bone (optional)

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Inferior view
    right temporal bone
    mandibular (glenoid) fossa
    petrous part of the temporal bone
    opening for the carotid canal
    jugular fossa

Superior view
    right temporal bone
    petrous portion (apex) of the temporal bone
    carotid canal
    facial hiatus and groove for the greater petrosal nerve
    groove for the lesser petrosal nerve
    tympanic shelf
    groove for the tensor tympani membrane
    osseous portion (semicanal) of the auditory tube

Links and References:
Rohen/Yokochi: 30, 31