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Flashcards in Boundaries of the Parotid Region Deck (6):
1

What is the superior boundary of the parotid region?

zygomatic arch and temporomandibular joint

2

What is the inferior boundary of the parotid region?

the anterosuperior border of the sternocleidomastoideus muscle

3

What is the anterior boundary of the parotid region?

the ramus of the mandible

4

What is the posterior boundary of the parotid region?

the external acoustic meatus, styloid process, and mastoid process

5

What is the medial boundary of the parotid region?

posterior belly of the digastric muscle and muscles originating from the styloid process

6

What is the lateral boundary of the parotid region?

the side of the face

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