periotic


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periotic

 [per″e-o´tik]
1. situated about the ear, especially the internal ear.
2. the petrous and mastoid portions of the temporal bone, at one stage a distinct bone.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

per·i·o·tic

(per'ē-ō'tik, -ot'ik),
Surrounding the internal ear; referring to the petrous portion of the temporal bone, or the spaces and tissues in the bony labyrinth that surround the membranous labyrinth.
[peri- + G. ous, ear]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

periotic

(pĕr′ē-ō′tĭk)
adj.
1. Situated around the ear.
2. Of or relating to the bones immediately around the inner ear.
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per·i·o·tic

(per'ē-ō'tik)
Surrounding the internal ear; referring to the petrous portion of the temporal bone, or the spaces and tissues in the bony labyrinth that surround the membranous labyrinth.
[peri- + G. ous, ear]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

periotic

Situated around the ear.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005
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