Paramastoid
Paramastoid Par`a*mas"toid, a. [Pref. para- + mastoid.] (Anat.) Situated beside, or near, the mastoid portion of the temporal bone; paroccipital; -- applied especially to a process of the skull in some animals. [1913 Webster]

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  • paramastoid — Near the mastoid process. * * * para·mas·toid mas .tȯid adj situated beside or adjacent to the mastoid process <a paramastoid process> * * * para·mas·toid (par″ə masґtoid) near the mastoid process …   Medical dictionary

  • paramastoid — |parə+ adjective Etymology: para (I) + mastoid : situated beside or adjacent to the mastoid process the paramastoid process …   Useful english dictionary

  • paramastoid — para·mastoid …   English syllables

  • paramastoid process of occipital bone — paroccipital process of occipital bone processus paramastoideus ossis occipitalis …   Medical dictionary

  • Process — In anatomy, a process is a projection from a structure. The process of the mandible is the part of the lower jaw that projects forward. In a more general sense, a process is a series of actions or events that are part of a system or of a… …   Medical dictionary

  • Paroccipital — Par oc*cip i*tal, a. [Pref. para + occipital.] (Anat.) Situated near or beside the occipital condyle or the occipital bone; paramastoid; applied especially to a process of the skull in some animals. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Lateral parts of occipital bone — Infobox Bone Name = Lateral parts of occipital bone Latin = pars lateralis GraySubject = 31 GrayPage = 131 Caption = Occipital bone at birth. Caption2 = Occipital bone, inner surface. System = MeshName = MeshNumber = The lateral parts of the… …   Wikipedia

  • processus — SYN: process (1). [L. see process] p. accessorius vertebrae lumbalis [TA] SYN: accessory process of lumbar vertebra. p. alveolaris maxillae SYN: alveolar process of maxilla. SEE ALSO: alveolar bone (2). p. anterior mallei [TA] SYN …   Medical dictionary

  • processus paramastoideus ossis occipitalis — [TA] paramastoid process of occipital bone: a process that in humans is represented by a tubercle on the inferior surface of the jugular process …   Medical dictionary

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