[ mas-toid ]
/ ˈmæs tɔɪd /
of or relating to the mastoid process.
resembling a breast or nipple.
the mastoid process.
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Example sentences from the Web for mastoids
The slenderness is especially noticeable in the breadth across the zygomata, mastoids, and rostrum.A New Pocket Gopher (Genus Thomomys) From Wyoming and Colorado|E. Raymond Hall
The skull of the female oregonensis is more heavily ridged and is relatively broader across the mastoids than that of effera.American Weasels|E. Raymond Hall
British Dictionary definitions for mastoids
/ (ˈmæstɔɪd) /
shaped like a nipple or breast
designating or relating to a nipple-like process of the temporal bone behind the ear
the mastoid process
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Medical definitions for mastoids
[ măs′toid′ ]
The mastoid process.
Of or relating to the mastoid process, antrum, or sinuses.
Shaped like a breast or nipple.
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