Definition of Paramastoid. Meaning of Paramastoid. Synonyms of Paramastoid

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Definition of Paramastoid

Paramastoid Par`a*mas"toid, a. [Pref. para- + mastoid.] (Anat.) Situated beside, or near, the mastoid portion of the temporal bone; paroccipital; -- applied especially to a process of the skull in some animals.

Meaning of Paramastoid from wikipedia

- lateral atlanto-occipital ligament; from this surface an eminence, the paramastoid process, sometimes projects downward, and may be of sufficient length...