Either of a pair of bones which form part of the side of the skull on each side and enclose the middle and inner ear.
More example sentences
- Lying beyond the eardrum is the middle ear, a tiny air-filled cavity in the temporal bone.
- A scan showed a soft-tissue mass in the right temporal bone.
- The facial nerve may have an unusual course through the temporal bone.
More definitions of temporal boneDefinition of temporal bone in:
- The US English dictionary