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Definition: 'Mastoid Antrum'

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mastoid antrum

Type: Term

Definitions:
1. a cavity in the petrous portion of the temporal bone, communicating posteriorly with the mastoid cells and anteriorly with the epitympanic recess of the middle ear via the aditus to the mastoid antrum.

Synonyms: antrum mastoideum, tympanic antrum, Valsalva antrum




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