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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

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

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]
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Volume of air gaps of the middle ear and the mastoid bone are above the mean value
When postoperative PTA-ABG [less than or equal to]10 dB was used to define successful hearing outcomes, the significantly favorable predictive factors were S0 pathological status of the stapes (p=0.0425) and development of mastoid cells with MC2-3 (better developed mastoid cells) (p=0.0374).
3 mm 11-15 cm 0[degrees], 30[degrees], 45[degrees] endoscopes are especially useful for the negotiation in the isthmus, sinus tympani, subpyramidal space, sinus subtympanicus, mastoid tip, retrofacial cells etc.
Jonckheere-Terpstra tests indicated an increase in cranial scores with increasing age, with the exception of male mastoid process scores, although the maximum percent of variance in any single trait score for the entire sample that was explained by age was less than 13% according to Spearman's rank correlation analyses (Garvin et al.
Hinton, "Cancer of the mastoid and the middle ear," Journal of the National Medical Association, vol.
The goals of modern otologic surgery in the management of COM are to completely eradicate the disease in the middle ear and the mastoid cavity, provide a dry and safe ear, and achieve maximum hearing.
Bu calismada mastoid cerrahide kullanilan turun olusturdugu vibrasyonun, operasyon alanina cok yakin bir komsuluk gosteren fasial sinirin motor fonksiyonlari uzerine olumsuz bir etkisinin olup olmadigi; varsa bu etkilenmenin tur kullanma suresi ile ilgisinin arastirilmasi amaclandi.
Excess concha is generally excised and mattress sutures are usually used in the correction of a large concha mastoid angle (3,5).
Contemporary presentation and management of a spectrum of mastoid abscesses.
Thereafter the tympanic membrane was repaired by inserting a fascia into the ear canal, and the mastoid cavity was sutured by pulling the myoperiosteal flap backward before a thin silicone tube was inserted for drainage.
The pre-operative CT scans were reported to assess characteristic cholesteatoma findings, location and extension of soft tissues in middle ear, integrity of scutum, erosion of the ossicular chain, integrity of the thin bony septum of facial nerve canal, the semicircular canals and the tegmenextension of cholesteatoma outside the middle ear, integrity of mastoid air cells, trabeculae, as well as relationship and proximity of soft tissues with the tympanic membrane were assessed.
Mastoiditis, where an ear infection has spread to the mastoid bone.