petromastoid


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petromastoid

 [pet″ro-mas´toid]
2. otocranium (def. 2).

pet·ro·mas·toid

(pet'rō-mas'toyd),
Relating to the petrous and the squamous portions of the temporal bone, which are usually united at birth by the petrosquamosal suture.
Synonym(s): petrosomastoid

petromastoid

/pet·ro·mas·toid/ (-mas´toid)
1. pertaining to the petrous portion of the temporal bone and its mastoid process.
2. otocranium (2).

pet·ro·mas·toid

(pet'rō-mas'toyd)
Relating to the petrous and the squamous portions of the temporal bone, which are usually united at birth by the petrosquamosal suture.

petromastoid

1. pertaining to the petrous portion of the temporal bone and its mastoid process.
2. otocranium (2).
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