parotid notch

n.

The space between the ramus of the mandible and the mastoid process of the temporal bone of the skull.

Nearby words

  1. pregnanetriol,
  2. pregnant,
  3. pregnantly,
  4. preheat,
  5. prehensible,
  6. prehension,
  7. prehistoric,
  8. prehistory,
  9. prehnite,
  10. prehominid


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