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[per-ee-oh-tik, -ot-ik] /ˌpɛr iˈoʊ tɪk, -ˈɒt ɪk/

adjective, Anatomy.
surrounding the ear.
noting or pertaining to certain bones or bony elements that form or help to form a protective capsule for the internal ear.
/ˌpɛrɪˈəʊtɪk; -ˈɒtɪk/
of or relating to the structures situated around the internal ear
situated around the ear

periotic per·i·o·tic (pěr’ē-ō’tĭk)


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