Jugular notch - Incisura jugularis

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Description

The jugular process is excavated in front by the jugular notch, which, in the articulated skull, forms the posterior part of the jugular foramen.


This definition incorporates text from a public domain edition of Gray's Anatomy (20th U.S. edition of Gray's Anatomy of the Human Body, published in 1918 – from http://www.bartleby.com/107/).

Anatomical hierarchy

General Anatomy > Bones; Skeletal system > Axial skeleton > Cranium > Occipital bone > Jugular notch

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