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petrosal

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adjective pe·tro·sal \pə-ˈtrō-səl\

Definition of petrosal

  1. :  of, relating to, or situated in the region of the petrous portion of the temporal bone or capsule of the inner ear



Origin of petrosal

New Latin petrosa petrous portion of the temporal bone, from Latin, feminine of petrosus


First Known Use: 1713


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