supratemporal arch

noun

Definition of supratemporal arch

: a bony arch in the skull of many reptiles bounding the supratemporal fossa below and formed typically of the postfrontal, the postorbital, and a process of the squamosal

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“Supratemporal arch.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/supratemporal%20arch. Accessed 24 Jan. 2022.

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