Fosita suprameática ; suprameatalis - Foveola suprameatica; Foveola suprameatalis

Macewen's

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The suprameatal triangle (Macewen, mastoid fossa) is an area between the posterior wall of the external acoustic meatus and the posterior root of the zygomatic process. In this area, an instrument may be pushed into the tympanic antrum.


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/).

Jerarquía anatómica

Anatomia general > Huesos; Sistema esquelético > Esqueleto axial > Cráneo > Hueso temporal > Porción escamosa > Apófisis cigomática > Fosita suprameática ; suprameatalis

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