Sphenopetrosal suture

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Sphenopetrosal suture
Base of the skull. Upper surface. (Sphenopetrosal suture is the suture between the sphenoid bone, in yellow, and the temporal bone, in pink. "Petrous portion of temporal" is labeled right above the crest at the bottom of the pink region.)
Left zygomatic bone in situ.
Latin Sutura sphenoparietalis
Gray's subject #47 190

The Sphenopetrosal suture is the cranial suture between the sphenoid bone and the petrous portion of the temporal bone.

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