Sphenopetrosal fissure (Redirected from Sphenopetrosal suture)

Sphenopetrosal fissure
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.
LatinFissura sphenopetrosa,
sutura sphenopetrosa
Anatomical terminology

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.

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This article incorporates text in the public domain from page 190 of the 20th edition of Gray's Anatomy (1918)

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