Temporal line

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Temporal line
Left parietal bone. Outer surface.
Gray188-Coronal suture.png
Side view of the skull. (Temporal lines are slightly above tip of arrow.)
Latin linea temporalis
Gray's p.134
Anatomical terms of bone

Crossing the middle of the parietal bone in an arched direction are two curved lines, the superior and inferior temporal lines; the former gives attachment to the temporal fascia, and the latter indicates the upper limit of the muscular origin of the Temporalis.

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This article incorporates text from a public domain edition of Gray's Anatomy.