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Petrosal bone

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petrosal bone --> petrous part of temporal bone

The part of the temporal bone that contains the structures of the inner ear and the second part of the internal carotid artery; in antenatal life it appears as a separate ossification centre.

Synonym: pars petrosa ossis temporalis, periotic bone, petrosal bone, petrous pyramid.