temporal plane


A slightly depressed area on the side of the cranium, formed by the temporal and parietal bones, the greater wing of the sphenoid, and a part of the frontal bone.

Nearby words

  1. transignification,
  2. transilient,
  3. transilluminate,
  4. transistor,
  5. transistorize,
  6. transit camp,
  7. transit circle,
  8. transit instrument,
  9. transit number,
  10. transit shed

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