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jugular notch

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noun \-ˈnäch\

Medical Definition of jugular notch

  1. 1:  suprasternal notch

  2. 2a:  a notch in the inferior border of the occipital bone behind the jugular process that forms the posterior part of the jugular foramenb:  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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