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Usage examples for petrous

  1. The internal ear or labyrinth lies in the petrous part of the temporal bone, its outer boundary being the inner wall of the middle ear. – Manual of Surgery Volume Second: Extremities--Head--Neck. Sixth Edition. by Alexander Miles Alexis Thomson
  2. With bone forceps or a fine saw, split open the petrous portion of the temporal bone and observe the cochlea and the semicircular canals. – Physiology and Hygiene for Secondary Schools by Francis M. Walters, A.M.
  3. 121 The inner projection of the temporal bone is known as the petrous process. – Physiology and Hygiene for Secondary Schools by Francis M. Walters, A.M.
  4. G. Petrous part of the temporal bone. – Surgical Anatomy by Joseph Maclise
  5. On its inner side is a small air chamber in the petrous portion of the temporal bone, called the cavity of the tympanum. – A Practical Physiology by Albert F. Blaisdell
  6. In fractures passing across the petrous temporal, the nerve may be torn at the time of the injury, or may become pressed upon by a traumatic effusion or by callus later, but considering the frequency of these fractures it is comparatively seldom damaged. – Manual of Surgery Volume Second: Extremities--Head--Neck. Sixth Edition. by Alexander Miles Alexis Thomson
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