petrositis

noun
pe·​tro·​si·​tis | \ ˌpe-trə-ˈsīt-əs How to pronounce petrositis (audio) , ˌpē- How to pronounce petrositis (audio) \

Medical Definition of petrositis

: inflammation of the petrous portion of the temporal bone

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“Petrositis.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/petrositis. Accessed 19 Sep. 2021.

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