Medical Definition of Petrous pyramid

1. The part of the temporal bone that contains the structures of the inner ear and the second part of the internal carotid artery; in antenatal life it appears as a separate ossification centre. Synonym: pars petrosa ossis temporalis, periotic bone, petrosal bone, petrous pyramid. (05 Mar 2000)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Petrous Pyramid

petrosphenoidal syndrome
petrosphere
petrospheres
petrosquamosal
petrosquamous fissure
petrostaphylinus
petrostate
petrostates
petrostearine
petrotympanic fissure
petrous
petrous bone
petrous ganglion
petrous part of internal carotid artery
petrous part of temporal bone
petrous pyramid (current term)
petrousitis
petrovicite
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petrukite
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petscheckite
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