mastoid cells

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mas·toid cells

[TA]
numerous small intercommunicating cavities in the mastoid process of the temporal bone that empty into the mastoid or tympanic antrum.

mastoid cells

Etymology: Gk, mastos, breast, eidos, form; L, cella, storeroom
air cells in the mastoid process of the temporal bone. Also called mastoid air cells.