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Medical Term:

mastoid cells

 

Definition: numerous small intercommunicating cavities in the mastoid process of the temporal bone that empty into the mastoid or tympanic antrum.

Synonym(s): cellulae mastoideaeTA, mastoid air cells, mastoid sinuses

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