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<anatomy> An irregular depression on the posterior surface of the petrous portion of the temporal bone just below its crest and above and lateral to the internal acoustic meatus. In the foetus, the flocculus of the cerebellum rests here; in the adult, a small vein enters the bone here.
(05 Mar 2000)
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