mastoid antrum

mastoid antrum n TYMPANIC ANTRUM

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antrum mastoideum [TA] an air space in the mastoid portion of the temporal bone, communicating with the tympanic cavity and the mastoid cells; called also tympanic a. and mastoid cavity.

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