jugular process

noun

Medical Definition of jugular process

: a quadrilateral or triangular process of the occipital bone on each side that articulates with the temporal bone and is situated lateral to the condyle of the occipital bone on each side articulating with the atlas

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“Jugular process.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/jugular%20process. Accessed 20 Sep. 2021.

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