The condition found on opening the mastoid process varies considerably.
Many skeletons had a single turquois near the mastoid process of the skull, showing that they had been worn as ear pendants.
The mastoid processes are large, which might be expected, as their hearing is acute.
The mastoid portion of the ear-capsules (periotic bones) and the squamosal region is somewhat less inflated than in Galago.
Here, also, sound is collected and retained by the mastoid cells and cochlea.
A name applied to muscles that are attached to the mastoid process.
This specimen is typical of convexus except for the lesser inflation of the mastoid bullae and tympanic bullae.
The mastoid process, the bony prominence behind the ear is a projection exterior to the cerebellum.
This may be necessary if the anterior wall of the antrum and mastoid process be affected.
The face is shorter than in the Hyracodonts, and the mastoid is covered as in recent Rhinoceroses.
mastoid mas·toid (mās'toid')
The mastoid process. adj.
Of or relating to the mastoid process, antrum, or sinuses.
Shaped like a breast or nipple.