petro-occipital

adjective
pe·​tro-oc·​cip·​i·​tal | \ ˌpe-trō-äk-ˈsip-ət-ᵊl How to pronounce petro-occipital (audio) , ˌpē- How to pronounce petro-occipital (audio) \

Medical Definition of petro-occipital

: of or relating to the occipital bone and the petrous portion of the temporal bone

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