Main definitions of supratemporal in English

: supratemporal1supratemporal2

supratemporal1

adjective

  • Situated above or in the upper part of the temporal region (of the head), the temporal bone (of the skull), or the temporal lobe (of the brain).

noun

  • A small bone situated above the temporal bone in the skull of certain fishes and reptiles.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Edward Griffith (1790–1858), naturalist. From supra- + temporal, after French surtemporal or its etymon scientific Latin supratemporalis.

Pronunciation

supratemporal

/ˌsuːprəˈtɛmp(ə)rəl/ /ˌsjuːprəˈtɛmp(ə)rəl/ /ˌsuːprəˈtɛmp(ə)r(ə)l/

Main definitions of supratemporal in English

: supratemporal1supratemporal2

supratemporal2

adjective

  • = supertemporal . Also as noun: (with the) that which is supratemporal.

Origin

Mid 19th century. From supra- + temporal.

Pronunciation

supratemporal

/ˌsuːprəˈtɛmp(ə)rəl/ /ˌsjuːprəˈtɛmp(ə)rəl/ /ˌsuːprəˈtɛmp(ə)r(ə)l/