Petrosquamosal



petrosquamosal pet·ro·squa·mo·sal (pět’rō-skwə-mō’səl) or pet·ro·squa·mous (-skwā’məs, -skwä’-)
adj.
Of or relating to the petrous and the squamous portions of the temporal bone of the skull.

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