temporal artery n.
An artery with origin in the superficial temporal artery, with distribution to the temporal fascia and muscle, and with anastomoses to the branches of the maxillary artery; middle temporal artery.
Either of two arteries with their origin in the maxillary artery, with distribution to the temporal muscle, and with anastomoses to the branches of the temporal, lacrimal, and meningeal arteries; deep temporal artery.
An artery with origin in the external carotid artery, with branches to the transverse facial, middle temporal, orbital, parotid, anterior auricular, frontal, and parietal arteries; superficial temporal artery.
noun, Anatomy, Zoology. 1. either of a pair of thick compound bones forming the part of the skull that encases the inner ear. temporal bone noun 1. either of two compound bones forming part of the sides and base of the skull: they surround the organs of hearing temporal bone n. Either of a pair […]
- Temporal database
database A database that can store and retrieve temporal data, that is, data which depends on time in some way. [More details? Examples?] (1996-05-25)
- Temporal fossa
temporal fossa n. The space on the side of the cranium bounded by the temporal lines and terminating below at the level of the zygomatic arch.
- Temporal gyrus
temporal gyrus n. A sagittal convolution on the inferolateral border of the temporal lobe of the cerebrum, separated from the middle temporal gyrus by the inferior temporal sulcus and including the fusiform gyrus; inferior temporal gyrus. A longitudinal gyrus on the lateral surface of the temporal lobe of the brain, between the superior and inferior […]