epiotic center


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ep·i·ot·ic cen·ter

the center of ossification of the petrous part of the temporal bone that appears posterior to the posterior semicircular canal.

ep·i·ot·ic cen·ter

(ep'ē-ot'ik sen'tĕr)
The center of ossification of the petrous part of the temporal bone that appears posterior to the posterior semicircular canal.

epiotic center

The ossification center of the temporal bone, forming the upper and posterior part of the auditory capsule.
See also: center