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mastoid

 [mas´toid]
1. breast shaped.
3. pertaining to the mastoid process.

mas·toid

(mas'toyd),
1. Resembling a mamma; breast-shaped.
2. Relating to the mastoid process, antrum, cells, etc. Synonym(s): mastoidal
[masto- + G. eidos, resemblance]

mastoid

/mas·toid/ (mas´toid)
1. breast-shaped.
3. pertaining to the mastoid process.

mastoid

(măs′toid′)
n.
The mastoid process.
adj.
1. Of or relating to the mastoid process.
2. Shaped like a breast or nipple.

mastoid

[mas′toid]
Etymology: Gk, mastos, breast, eidos, form
1 pertaining to the mastoid process of the temporal bone.
2 breast-shaped.

mastoid

adjective
(1) Referring to the mastoid region in the chondrocranium—e.g., mastoid antrum, mastoid cells, mastoid process.
(2) Referring to a nipple or breast-like shape (seldom used in the working medical parlance).
 
noun Mastoid process of temporal bone; processus mastoideus ossis temporalis [NA6].

mas·toid

(mas'toyd)
1. Resembling a breast; breast-shaped.
2. Relating to the mastoid process, antrum, cells, and the like.
[masto- + G. eidos, resemblance]

mas·toid

(mas'toyd)
Relating to the mastoid process, antrum, and cells.
[masto- + G. eidos, resemblance]

mastoid

(mas´toid),
n 1. the protuberance of the temporal bone located directly behind the external ear that contains the air cells and on which the cervical muscles attach.
adj 2. breast-shaped.
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