petro-occipital

petro-occipital

(pĕt″rō-ŏk-sĭp′ĭ-tăl) [″ + occipitalis, occipital]
Concerning the petrous portion of the temporal bone and the occipital bone.
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The petrous apex is the pyramidal shape medial projection of the temporal bone anteromedial to the inner ear and lateral to the petro-occipital fissure.
(8,9) This case likely represents a prominent basilar venous plexus in the retroclival region, which is not commonly seen on CT or MR imaging, or possibly a prominent inferior petro-occipital vein, which has been described in the literature.
Cohen-Gadol, "Anatomy of the inferior petro-occipital vein and its relation to the base of the skull: application to surgical and endovascular procedures of the skull base," Clin Anat, vol.