Definition of Petromastoid. Meaning of Petromastoid. Synonyms of Petromastoid

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Definition of Petromastoid

Petromastoid
Petromastoid Pet`ro*mas"toid, a. [Petro + mastoid.] (Anat.) Of or pertaining to the petrous and mastoid parts of the temporal bone, periotic.

Meaning of Petromastoid from wikipedia

- appears near the root of the zygomatic process about the second month. The petromastoid part is developed from four centers, which make their appearance in the...
- (squama) arises from the mesenchyme at 8 w****s of embryogenesis while the petromastoid portion develops later from a cartilaginous center at 6 months of fetal...
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