Jugular notch - Incisura jugularis


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The jugular notch is an indentation on the posterior border of petrous part that forms the anterior margin of the jugular foramen.

Text by Antoine Micheau, MD - Copyright IMAIOS

Anatomical hierarchy

General Anatomy > Bones; Skeletal system > Axial skeleton > Cranium > Temporal bone > Petrous part > Inferior surface of petrous part > Jugular fossa > Jugular notch