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

Learn More About petro-occipital

Dictionary Entries Near petro-occipital

petroleum jelly

petro-occipital

petrosal

See More Nearby Entries 

Cite this Entry

“Petro-occipital.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/petro-occipital. Accessed 27 Oct. 2021.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Farm Idioms Quiz

  • cow coming home
  • What does 'poke' refer to in the expression 'pig in a poke'?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!