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Temporal Bone MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Temporal Bone
Tree Number(s)
A02.835.232.781.885
Unique ID
D013701
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D013701
Annotation
fractures: index TEMPORAL BONE /‌inj + SKULL FRACTURES; neoplasms: coordinate with SKULL NEOPLASMS
Scope Note
Either of a pair of compound bones forming the lateral (left and right) surfaces and base of the skull which contains the organs of hearing. It is a large bone formed by the fusion of parts: the squamous (the flattened anterior-superior part), the tympanic (the curved anterior-inferior part), the mastoid (the irregular posterior portion), and the petrous (the part at the base of the skull).
Entry Term(s)
Stylomastoid Foramen
See Also
Ear, Inner
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2019/04/29
Temporal Bone Preferred
Stylomastoid Foramen Narrower
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