Temporal line

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Temporal line
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Side view of skull. Temporal lines shown in red.
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Side view of the skull. Temporal lines labeled at top right.
Latin linea temporalis
TA A02.1.02.008
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 Temporal muscle.

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This article incorporates text in the public domain from the 20th edition of Gray's Anatomy (1918)

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