petrous bone

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  • petrous bone — see temporal bone …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • Пирамида Височной Кости (Petrous Bone) — см. Кость височная. Источник: Медицинский словарь …   Медицинские термины

  • Bone — is the substance that forms the skeleton of the body. It is composed chiefly of calcium phosphate and calcium carbonate. It also serves as a storage area for calcium, playing a large role in calcium balance in the blood. The 206 bones in the body …   Medical dictionary

  • Petrous portion — can refer to: * Petrous portion of the temporal bone * Petrous portion of the internal carotid artery …   Wikipedia

  • Petrous — Pe trous, a. [L. petrosus, fr. petra a stone.] 1. Like stone; hard; stony; rocky; as, the petrous part of the temporal bone. Hooper. [1913 Webster] 2. (Anat.) Same as {Petrosal}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • petrous — [pe′trəs, pē′trəs] adj. [L petrosus, rocky < petra, rock < Gr] 1. of or like rock; hard; stony 2. [ML petrosus] designating or of that part of the temporal bone which surrounds and protects the internal ear …   English World dictionary

  • Bone — This article is about the skeletal organ. For other uses, see Bone (disambiguation) and Bones (disambiguation). For the tissue, see Osseous tissue. Drawing of a human femur Bones are rigid organs that constitute part of the endoskeleton of… …   Wikipedia

  • Petrous part of the temporal bone — Infobox Bone Name = Petrous portion of the temporal bone Latin = pars petrosa ossis temporalis GraySubject = 34 GrayPage = 142 Caption = Left temporal bone. Outer surface. Caption2 = Diagrammatic view of the fundus of the right internal acoustic… …   Wikipedia

  • Petrous portion of the internal carotid artery — Infobox Artery Name = Petrous portion of the internal carotid artery Latin = pars petrosa arteriae carotidis internae GraySubject = 146 GrayPage = 567 Caption = Auditory tube, laid open by a cut in its long axis. Caption2 = BranchFrom = internal… …   Wikipedia

  • Bone, temporal — A large irregular bone situated at the base and side of the skull. The temporal bone consists of three parts (squamous, tympanic and petrous) which are distinct at birth but then fuse. The petrous part of the temporal bone contains the… …   Medical dictionary

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