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Squamous suture

Other Terms: Squamous suture of skull, Sutura squamosa, Suture squameuse

Description

The squamosal suture arches backward from the pterion and connects the temporal squama with the lower border of the parietal. This suture is continuous behind with the short, nearly horizontal parietomastoid suture, which unites the mastoid process of the temporal with the region of the mastoid angle of the parietal.

Latin

Sutura squamosa

French

Suture squameuse

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