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Cranial Fossa, Middle MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Cranial Fossa, Middle
Tree Number(s)
A01.456.830.165
A02.835.232.781.750.165
Unique ID
D035301
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D035301
Annotation
NIM when merely locational; neoplasms: coordinate with SKULL BASE NEOPLASMS
Scope Note
The compartment containing the anterior extremities and half the inferior surface of the temporal lobes (TEMPORAL LOBE) of the cerebral hemispheres. Lying posterior and inferior to the anterior cranial fossa (CRANIAL FOSSA, ANTERIOR), it is formed by part of the TEMPORAL BONE and SPHENOID BONE. It is separated from the posterior cranial fossa (CRANIAL FOSSA, POSTERIOR) by crests formed by the superior borders of the petrous parts of the temporal bones.
Entry Term(s)
Middle Cranial Fossa
Public MeSH Note
2003
History Note
2003
Date Established
2003/01/01
Date of Entry
2002/07/03
Revision Date
2019/05/21
Cranial Fossa, Middle Preferred
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