Definition: 'Petrous Part Of Internal Carotid Artery'
petrous part of internal carotid arteryType: Term
1. the part of the internal carotid artery in the carotid canal; its branches are carotidotympanic arteries and the artery of the pterygoid canal.
Synonyms: pars petrosa arteriae carotidis internae
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