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.
This may be necessary if the anterior wall of the antrum and mastoid process be affected.
A name applied to muscles that are attached to the mastoid process.
In two other cases that I saw, in one the bullet was lodged in the zygomatic fossa, in the second just below the mastoid process.
The mastoid process, the bony prominence behind the ear is a projection exterior to the cerebellum.
For their successful performance a knowledge of the anatomical relationships of the mastoid process is essential.
Wounds of the mastoid process obtained their chief interest in connection with paralysis of the seventh nerve.
The chief advance in aural surgery in recent years has been in the surgery of the mastoid process and antrum.
The angular process is short, barely exceeding the lateral extensions of the mastoid process of the squamosal.
mastoid process n.
A conical protuberance of the posterior portion of the temporal bone that is situated behind the ear and serves as a site of muscle attachment. Also called mastoid bone.
The part of the first pharyngeal arch in the embryo, developing into the upper jaw in the embryo.
A protruding bony area in the lower part of the skull that is located behind the ear in humans and many other vertebrates and serves as a site of muscle attachment. The mastoid process contains small air-filled cavities called mastoid cells that communicate with the middle ear.