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Petrous bone

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petrous bone --> petrous part of internal carotid artery

(Science: anatomy, artery) The part of the internal carotid artery in the carotid canal; its branches are carotidotympanic arteries and the artery of the pterygoid canal.

Synonym: pars petrosa arteriae carotidis internae, petrous bone.