epiotic center

[ĕp′ē-ŏtĭk]

n.

The center of ossification that forms the mastoid process.

Nearby words

  1. epinephros,
  2. epineural,
  3. epineurial,
  4. epineurium,
  5. epionychium,
  6. epipaleolithic,
  7. epipastic,
  8. epipelagic,
  9. epipelagic zone,
  10. epipen


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