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high status importance owing to marked superiority

a protuberance on a bone especially for attachment of a muscle or ligament

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First, their study demonstrated the variability of the arcuate eminence (as did the study by Kartush et al (8)).
The CT will identify any air cells above the SSC, the location of the arcuate eminence and its relationship to the SSC, and any unusual anatomic variations, such as an IAC located more posteriorly than usual.
AE superior: The distance by which the arcuate eminence (AE) was superior to the superior semicircular canal (SSC) dome.
The elevation of the dura allowed for the visualization of the greater superficial petrosal nerve anteriorly, the arcuate eminence, the superior semicircular canal, and the roof of the middle ear (figure 3).
The arcuate eminence is the major landmark used to safely locate the internal acoustic canal, which is often located at a 60[degrees] angle to the blue-lined superior semicircular canal.