tegmen mastoideum


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teg·men mas·toi·'de·um

the lamina of bone roofing over the mastoid cells.

tegmen mastoideum

An obsolete term that formerly dignified the posterior extensions of the tegmen tympani over the mastoid air cells.

teg·men mas·toi·de·um

(teg'men mas-toyd'ē-ŭm)
The lamina of bone roofing over the mastoid cells.

tegmen mastoideum

The bony roof of mastoid sinuses.
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7) Unlike previously reported cases, in our patient the meninges above the destroyed tegmen mastoideum was thickened and enhanced by contrast, and several small, round, enhancing lesions with perilesional edema were seen nearby.