Examples from the Web for mastoid
In males, the mastoid breadth and zygomatic breadth are about the same as in haidarum, as also is the weight.American Weasels|E. Raymond Hall
The auricle is now pulled forward, and the gauze strip is removed from the mastoid cavity.
First performing the mastoid operation and then following out the route of infection (usual method).
(b) The general condition of the patient may be excellent, but otorrhœa or a fistula over the mastoid process may persist.
Although healing may apparently take place, fistul or other evidences of mastoid disease almost invariably occur afterwards.
British Dictionary definitions for mastoid
Word Origin and History for mastoid
"breast-shaped, resembling a breast or nipple," 1732, from Greek mastoeides "resembling a breast," from mastos "(woman's) breast" (see masto-) + -oeides "like," from eidos "form, shape" (see -oid). As a noun, 1800, from the adjective.