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mastoid process of petrous part of temporal bone


Definition: the portion of the petrous part of the temporal bone bearing the mastoid process.

Synonym(s): processus mastoideus partis petrosae ossis temporalisTA, mastoid part of the temporal bone, pars mastoidea ossis temporalis

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