mastoideocentesis


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antrum

 [an´trum] (pl. an´tra, antrums) (L.)
a cavity or chamber. adj., adj an´tral.
antrum of Highmore maxillary sinus.
mastoid antrum an air space in the mastoid portion of the temporal bone communicating with the middle ear and the mastoid cells.
antrum maxilla´re (maxillary antrum) maxillary sinus.
pyloric antrum (antrum pylo´ricum) the proximal, expanded portion of the pyloric part of the stomach.
tympanic antrum (antrum tympa´nicum) mastoid antrum.

mastoideocentesis

/mas·toi·deo·cen·te·sis/ (mas-toid″e-o-sen-te´sis) paracentesis of the mastoid cells.

mastoideocentesis

Surgical puncture into the mastoid process.

mastoideocentesis

(măs-toyd″ē-ō-sĕn-tē′sĭs) [″ + ″ + kentesis, puncture]
Surgical puncture of the mastoid process and subsequent paracentesis of mastoid cells.
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