Jugular notch - Incisura jugularis

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Description

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

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