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.
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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.
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epiotic center

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