Glossary of Medical Terms

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A fissure between the petrous part of the temporal bone and the basilar part of the occipital bone that extends anteromedially from the jugular foramen; includes the jugular foramem (at its posterior end). Synonym: fissura petro-occipitalis, Ecker's fissure.
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