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Cranial Fossa, Posterior

"Cranial Fossa, Posterior" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

The infratentorial compartment that contains the CEREBELLUM and BRAIN STEM. It is formed by the posterior third of the superior surface of the body of the sphenoid (SPHENOID BONE), by the occipital, the petrous, and mastoid portions of the TEMPORAL BONE, and the posterior inferior angle of the PARIETAL BONE.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Cranial Fossa, Posterior" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Cranial Fossa, Posterior" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 73 publications over 25 distinct years, with a maximum of 8 publications in 2001
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