Occipital groove - Sulcus arteriae occipitalis

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Description

The occipital groove is a groove for the occipital artery that lies medial to the mastoid notch and proximal to the occipital margin.


Text by Antoine Micheau, MD - Copyright IMAIOS

Anatomical hierarchy

General Anatomy > Bones; Skeletal system > Axial skeleton > Cranium > Temporal bone > Petrous part > Occipital groove

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