petrotympanic

adjective
pe·​tro·​tym·​pan·​ic | \ ˌpe-trō-tim-ˈpan-ik How to pronounce petrotympanic (audio) , ˌpē- How to pronounce petrotympanic (audio) \

Medical Definition of petrotympanic

: of or relating to the petrous and tympanic portions of the temporal bone

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“Petrotympanic.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/petrotympanic. Accessed 22 Oct. 2020.

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