pneumatization

noun
pneu·ma·ti·za·tion
variants: also British pneumatisation \ˌn(y)ü-mət-ə-ˈzā-shən \

Medical Definition of pneumatization 

: the presence or development of air-filled cavities in a bone pneumatization of the temporal bone

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