jugular notch

jugular notch
jugular notch -'näch n
1) SUPRASTERNAL NOTCH
2 a) a notch in the inferior border of the occipital bone behind the jugular process that forms the posterior part of the jugular foramen
b) a notch in the petrous portion of the temporal bone that corresponds to the jugular notch of the occipital bone and with it makes up the jugular foramen

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