superior temporal line


The upper of two curved lines on the parietal bone, to which the temporal fascia is attached.

Nearby words

  1. superior rectus muscle,
  2. superior retinaculum of extensor muscles,
  3. superior sagittal sinus,
  4. superior salivary nucleus,
  5. superior tarsal muscle,
  6. superior temporal sulcus,
  7. superior thalamostriate vein,
  8. superior thyroid vein,
  9. superior vein of cerebellar hemisphere,
  10. superior vein of eyelid

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