petrosal

adjective
pe·tro·sal | \pə-ˈtrō-səl \

Definition of petrosal 

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

First Known Use of petrosal

1713, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for petrosal

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

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petrosal

adjective
pe·tro·sal | \pə-ˈtrō-səl \

Medical Definition of petrosal 

(Entry 1 of 2)

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

petrosal

noun

Medical Definition of petrosal (Entry 2 of 2)

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