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notch

notch

1. An indentation at the edge of any structure. 2. Any short, narrow, V-shaped deviation, whether positive or negative, in a linear tracing.incisura [NA], emargination, incisure;
acetabular n. a gap in the inferior the margin of the acetabulum.incisura acetabuli [NA], cotyloid n;
angular n. a sharp angular depression in the lesser curvature of the stomach at the junction of the body with the pyloric canal.incisura angularis [NA], sulcus angularis;
antegonial n. the highest point of the n. or concavity of the lower border of the ramus where it joins the body of the mandible.
anterior cerebellar n. a wide, shallow notch on the anterior surface of the cerebellum occupied laterally by the superior cerebellar peduncles and the inferior quadrigeminal bodies medially.anterior n. of cerebellum, incisura cerebelli anterior, semilunar n. (1);
anterior n. of cerebellum anterior cerebellar n
anterior n. of ear a notch between the supratragic tubercle and the crus of the helix.incisura anterior auris [NA], anterior auricular groove, auricular n. (1), sulcus auriculae anterior;
aortic n. the n. in a sphygmographic tracing caused by rebound following closure of the aortic valves.
n. of apex of heart a slight notch near the apex of the heart where the anterior interventricular sulcus reaches the diaphragmatic surface of the heart.incisura apicis cordis [NA];
auricular n. 1. anterior n. of ear 2. terminal n. of auricle
cardiac n. a deep notch between the esophagus and fundus of the stomach.incisura cardiaca [NA];
cardiac n. of left lung the notch in the anterior border of the superior lobe of the left lung which accommodates the pericardium.incisura cardiaca pulmonis sinistri [NA];
n.'s in cartilage of external acoustic meatus (usually) two vertical fissures in the anterior portion of the cartilage of the external auditory meatus, filled by fibrous tissue.incisurae cartilaginis meatus acustici externi [NA], Duverney's fissures, incisurae santorini, Santorini's fissures, Santorini's incisures;
clavicular n. of sternum a hollow on either side of the upper surface of the manubrium sterni which articulates with the clavicle.incisura clavicularis [NA], clavicular facet;
costal n. one of the notches or facets on the lateral edge of the sternum for articulation with a costal cartilage.incisura costalis [NA];
cotyloid n. acetabular n
craniofacial n. a defect in the osseous partition between the orbital and nasal cavities.
dicrotic n. (dI-krot-ik) the acute drop in arterial pressure pulse curves following the systolic peak, corresponding to the incisura of the displacement pulse curve.
digastric n. mastoid groove
ethmoidal n. an oblong gap between the orbital parts of the frontal bone in which the ethmoid bone is lodged.incisura ethmoidalis [NA];
fibular n. a hollow on the lateral surface of the lower end of the tibia in which the fibula is lodged.incisura fibularis [NA];
frontal n. a small notch, sometimes a foramen, on the orbital margin of the frontal bone medial to the supraorbital notch.incisura frontalis [NA];
greater sciatic n. the deep indentation in the posterior border of the hip bone at the point of union of the ilium and ischium.incisura ischiadica major [NA], iliosciatic n., sacrosciatic n;
hamular n. pterygomaxillary n
Hutchinson's crescentic n. the semilunar n. on the incisal edge of Hutchinson's teeth, encountered in congenital syphilis.
iliosciatic n. greater sciatic n
inferior thyroid n. a shallow notch in the middle of the lower border of the thyroid cartilage.incisura thyroidea inferior [NA];
interarytenoid n. the indentation of posterior portion of the aditus laryngis between the two arytenoid cartilages.incisura interarytenoidea [NA];
interclavicular n. suprasternal n
intercondyloid n. intercondylar fossa
intertragic n. the deep notch in the lower part of the auricle between the tragus and antitragus.incisura intertragica [NA], incisura tragica;
intervertebral n. vertebral n
ischiatic n. See greater sciatic n., lesser sciatic n.
jugular n. of occipital bone the notch in the occipital bone which forms one boundary of the jugular foramen.incisura jugularis ossis occipitalis [NA];
jugular n. of temporal bone the notch in the temporal bone which forms one boundary of the jugular foramen.incisura jugularis ossis temporalis [NA];
Kernohan's n. a n. in the cerebral peduncle due to displacement of the brainstem against the incisura of the tentorium by a transtentorial herniation.
lacrimal n. the notch on the frontal process of the maxilla into which the lacrimal bone fits.incisura lacrimalis [NA];
lesser sciatic n. the notch in the posterior border of the ischium below the ischial spine.incisura ischiadica minor [NA];
mandibular n. the deep notch between the condylar and coronoid processes of the mandible.incisura mandibulae [NA], sigmoid n;
marsupial n. posterior cerebellar n
mastoid n. mastoid groove
nasal n. the notch in the medial border of the maxilla anteriorly which, with its fellow, forms most of the piriform opening of the nasal cavity.incisura nasalis [NA];
pancreatic n. a notch separating the uncinate process of the head of the pancreas from the neck.incisura pancreatis [NA];
parietal n. the angle posteriorly between the squamous and petrous parts of the temporal bone.incisura parietalis [NA];
parotid n. the space between the ramus of the mandible and the mastoid process of the temporal bone.
popliteal n. intercondylar fossa
posterior cerebellar n. a narrow notch between the cerebellar hemispheres posteriorly, occupied by the falx cerebelli.incisura cerebelli posterior, marsupial n., posterior n. of cerebellum;
posterior n. of cerebellum posterior cerebellar n
preoccipital n. an indentation in the ventrolateral border of the temporal lobe of the cerebral hemisphere.incisura preoccipitalis [NA];
presternal n. suprasternal n
pterygoid n. pterygoid fissure
pterygomaxillary n. the n. or fissure between the tuberosity of the maxilla and the hamulus of the pterygoid process of the sphenoid bone.hamular n;
radial n. the concavity on the lateral aspect of the coronoid process of the ulna which articulates with the head of the radius.incisura radialis [NA];
Rivinus' n. tympanic n
n. for round ligament of liver the notch in the inferior border of the liver that accommodates the round ligament.incisura ligamenti teretis hepatis [NA], incisura umbilicalis, umbilical n;
sacrosciatic n. greater sciatic n
scapular n. a n. on the superior border of the scapula through which the suprascapular nerve passes.incisura scapulae [NA], suprascapular n;
semilunar n. 1. anterior cerebellar n 2. trochlear n
sigmoid n. mandibular n
sphenopalatine n. the deep notch between the orbital and sphenoidal processes of the palatine bone which is converted into the foramen of the same name by the undersurface of the sphenoid bone.incisura sphenopalatina [NA];
sternal n. suprasternal n
superior thyroid n. a deep notch in the middle of the upper border of the thyroid cartilage.incisura thyroidea superior [NA];
supraorbital n. a groove in the orbital margin of the frontal bone, about the junction of the medial and intermediate thirds, through which pass the supraorbital nerve and artery. See also supraorbital foramen.incisura supraorbitalis [NA];
suprascapular n. scapular n
suprasternal n. the large notch in the superior margin of the sternum.incisura jugularis sternalis [NA], interclavicular n., presternal n., sternal n;
tentorial n. the triangular opening in the tentorium cerebelli through which the brainstem extends from the posterior into the middle cranial fossa.incisura tentorii [NA], n. of tentorium;
n. of tentorium tentorial n
terminal n. of auricle a deep notch separating the lamina tragi and cartilage of the external auditory meatus from the main auricular cartilage, the two being connected below by the isthmus.incisura terminalis auris [NA], auricular n. (2);
trochlear n. the large semicircular notch at the proximal extremity of the ulna between the olecranon and coronoid processes that articulates with the trochlea of the humerus.incisura trochlearis [NA], incisura semilunaris ulnae, semilunar n. (2);
tympanic n. the notch in the superior part of the tympanic ring bridged by the flaccid part of the tympanic membrane.incisura tympanica [NA], incisura rivini, Rivinus' incisure, Rivinus' n., tympanic incisure;
ulnar n. the concave surface on the medial side of the distal end of the radius which articulates with the head of the ulna.incisura ulnaris [NA];
umbilical n. n. for round ligament of liver
vertebral n. one of the two concavities above (superior) and below (inferior) the pedicle of a vertebra; the notches of two adjacent vertebrae (plus the intervertebral disc) form an intervertebral foramen.incisura vertebralis [NA], intervertebral n;

 

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