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external auditory meatus

tublike openings for the ear canal

mastoid process

rounded projection posterior to external auditory meatus; attachment for muscles

styloid process

long, thin projection on inferior skull surface; attachment for muscles and ligaments of tongue and neck

zygomatic process

projection that articulates with the zygomatic bone

mandibular fossa

depression for articulation with condylar process (mandibular condyle)

foramen lacerum

jagged opening filled with cartilage in a living person

carotid foramen

foramen for internal carotid artery

jugular foramen

foramen for jugular vein and cranial nerves IX, X, XI

stylomastoid foramen

opening for an artery and cranial nerve VII

internal auditory meatus

opening for cranial nerve VIII

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