petrosal definition

  • adjective:
    • Relating to or located near the petrous percentage of the temporal bone.
    • Of, with respect to, or located near the petrous area of the temporal bone
    • tough; stony; petrous
    • Of, with respect to, or in the location of, the petrous, or petrosal, bone tissue, or perhaps the corresponding part of the temporal bone tissue.
  • noun:
    • A petrosal bone tissue.
    • The auditory pill.
    • A petrosal bone.
    • The auditory capsule.
    • The periotic or petrous part of the temporal bone. See cuts under craniofacial, hyoid, and periotic.
    • In ichthyology, same as pro├Âtic and opisthotic.
  • others:
    • Petrous; of relatively great hardness, since stone or rock: stated of petrous an element of the temporal bone.
    • Of or regarding the petrous part of the temporal bone tissue: as, the petrosal nerves.
    • The petrous an element of the temporal bone.

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