Definition of Petrosal bone. Meaning of Petrosal bone. Synonyms of Petrosal bone

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Definition of Petrosal bone

Petrosal bone
Petrosal Pe*tro"sal, a. [See Petrous.] (Anat.) (a) Hard; stony; petrous; as, the petrosal bone; petrosal part of the temporal bone. (b) Of, pertaining to, or in the region of, the petrous, or petrosal, bone, or the corresponding part of the temporal bone. Petrosal bone (Anat.), a bone corresponding to the petrous portion of the temporal bone of man; or one forming more or less of the periotic capsule.

Meaning of Petrosal bone from wikipedia

- occasionally seen, for the p****age of the lesser superficial petrosal nerve near the apex of the bone, the termination of the carotid canal, the wall of which...
- The greater (superficial) petrosal nerve (also known as the large superficial petrosal nerve) is a nerve in the skull that branches from the facial nerve;...
- The inferior petrosal sinuses are two small sinuses situated on the inferior border of the petrous part of the temporal bone, one on each side. Each inferior...
- petrosal nerve p****es forward and then through the hiatus for lesser petrosal nerve on the anterior surface of the petrous part of the temporal bone into...
- in a groove in the petrous part of the temporal bone formed by the sinus itself - the superior petrosal sulcus. The sinus receives some cerebellar veins...
- Petrosal may refer to: Inferior petrosal sinus Petrosal process Petrosal nerve (disambiguation) Petrous ganglion Petrous part of the temporal bone, in...
- hiatus for greater petrosal nerve (or hiatus of the facial canal), for the p****age of the greater superficial petrosal nerve and the petrosal branch of the...
- bone. In all extant and extinct primates, including humans, the auditory bulla is formed by the petrosal bone (the petrous part of the temporal bone)...
- The petrosal process is a sharp process below the notch for the p****age of the abducent nerve on either side of the dorsum sellae of the sphenoid bone. It...
- The hiatus for lesser petrosal nerve is a hiatus in the petrous part of the temporal bone which transmits the lesser petrosal nerve. It is located posterior...
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