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Term:
spheno-petrosal fissure (UBERON:0013455)
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Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
anatomical line +    
skull +    
anatomical line along groove 
anatomical line between inner canthi 
anatomical line between outer canthi 
anatomical line between outer ears 
anatomical line between pupils 
anatomical point connecting sagittal and lambdoidal sutures 
antorbital fenestra 
antorbital notch 
asterion of skull 
bregma 
costal arch 
cranial cavity 
cranial synchondrosis +  
cranium +  
crotaphion 
epithelial-mesenchymal boundary +  
foramen of skull +  
growth line 
hairline 
inframammary fold 
infraorbital bridge 
infratemporal fossa 
intergluteal cleft 
intermammary cleft 
interpedicular line 
intertrochanteric crest 
intertrochanteric line 
jugal point 
line connecting laterally paired nipples 
line of Schwalbe 
margin of tongue 
maxillary recess 
metapterygial axis 
midline of corpus cavernosum maxillaris 
nasion 
obelion 
ophryon 
orifice of skull +  
paranasal sinus +  
pericranium 
porion 
primary subdivision of skull +  
pterygomaxillary fissure 
scale circulus 
space between upper and lower jaws 
spheno-maxillary fossa 
spheno-petrosal fissure 
The sphenopetrosal fissure (or sphenopetrosal suture) is the cranial suture between the sphenoid bone and the petrous portion of the temporal bone. It is in the middle cranial fossa.
stephanion 
sulcus ampullaris 
suprainiac fossa 
sylvian point 
temporal fossa 

Synonyms
Exact Synonyms: fissura sphenopetrosa ;   sphenopetrosal fissure
Xrefs: FMA:75038 ;   Wikipedia:Sphenopetrosal_fissure
Definition Sources: Wikipedia:Sphenopetrosal_fissure

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