paramastoid

adjective
para·​mas·​toid | \ -ˈmas-ˌtȯid How to pronounce paramastoid (audio) \

Medical Definition of paramastoid

: situated beside or adjacent to the mastoid process a paramastoid process

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“Paramastoid.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/paramastoid. Accessed 27 Oct. 2020.

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