foramen lacerum

foramen lacerum
foramen lac·er·um -'las-ər-əm n an irregular aperture on the lower surface of the skull bounded by parts of the temporal, sphenoid, and occipital bones that gives passage to the internal carotid artery

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[TA] an irregular gap formed at the junction of the base of the greater wing of the sphenoid bone, the tip of the petrous part of the temporal bone, and the basilar part of the occipital bone; in life, it does not exist, being occupied by an unossified part of the petrous part of the temporal bone.

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