superior temporal line
The upper of two curved lines on the parietal bone, to which the temporal fascia is attached.
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- superior rectus muscle,
- superior retinaculum of extensor muscles,
- superior sagittal sinus,
- superior salivary nucleus,
- superior tarsal muscle,
- superior temporal sulcus,
- superior thalamostriate vein,
- superior thyroid vein,
- superior vein of cerebellar hemisphere,
- superior vein of eyelid
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