mastoid cell

noun

Definition of mastoid cell

: one of the small cavities in the mastoid process that develop after birth and are filled with air

First Known Use of mastoid cell

1800, in the meaning defined above

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“Mastoid cell.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/mastoid%20cell. Accessed 16 Jan. 2022.

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mastoid cell

noun

Medical Definition of mastoid cell

: one of the small cavities in the mastoid process that develop after birth and are filled with air

called also mastoid air cell

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