- Occurring or located in front of the ear.
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Examples from the Web for prootic
It descends toward the parasphenoid and is attached to the prootic.A Guide to the Study of Fishes, Volume 1 (of 2)
David Starr Jordan
The periotic capsule is ossified by a prootic centre, which meets the exoccipital behind.
These are the prootic, the epiotic and opisthotic, the situations of which have already been defined.
In Reptiles, the prootic and opisthotic frequently remain distinct even in the adult.
There are several foramina on the lateral surface of the prootic.