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A large irregular bone situated at the base and side of the skull.

The temporal bone is connected with the mandible (the jaw bone) via the temporomandibular (TM) joint.

The temporal bone consists of three parts (squamous, tympanic and petrous) which are distinct at birth but then fuse.

The petrous portion of the temporal bone contains the vestibulocochlear organ (entrance to the hearing part) of the inner ear.

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