Medical Definition of Mastoid fontanel

1. The membranous interval on either side between the mastoid angle of the parietal bone, the petrous portion of the temporal bone, and the occipital bone. Synonym: fonticulus mastoideus, fonticulus posterolateralis, Casser's fontanel, posterolateral fontanel. (05 Mar 2000)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Mastoid Fontanel

mastoid abscess
mastoid air cells
mastoid angle of parietal bone
mastoid antrum
mastoid artery
mastoid bone
mastoid bones
mastoid border of occipital bone
mastoid branch of occipital artery
mastoid branches of posterior auricular artery
mastoid canaliculus
mastoid cells
mastoid emissary vein
mastoid empyema
mastoid fontanel (current term)
mastoid foramen
mastoid fossa
mastoid groove
mastoid lymph nodes
mastoid margin of occipital bone
mastoid notch
mastoid part of the temporal bone
mastoid process
mastoid processes
mastoid sinuses
mastoid wall of middle ear

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