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Descriptor English:   Petrous Bone 
Descriptor Spanish:   Hueso Petroso 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Osso Petroso 
Synonyms English:   Bone, Petrous
Bones, Petrous
Petrous Apex
Petrous Bones
Petrous Pyramid
Petrous Pyramids
Pyramid, Petrous
Pyramids, Petrous  
Tree Number:   A02.835.232.781.885.681
Definition English:   The dense rock-like part of temporal bone that contains the INNER EAR. Petrous bone is located at the base of the skull. Sometimes it is combined with the MASTOID PROCESS and called petromastoid part of temporal bone. 
Indexing Annotation English:   fractures: coordinate PETROUS BONE /inj with SKULL FRACTURES; neoplasms: coordinate with SKULL NEOPLASMS
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
AB abnormalities AH anatomy & histology
BS blood supply CH chemistry
CY cytology DG diagnostic imaging
DE drug effects EM embryology
EN enzymology GD growth & development
IM immunology IN injuries
IR innervation ME metabolism
MI microbiology PS parasitology
PA pathology PH physiology
PP physiopathology RE radiation effects
SU surgery TR transplantation
UL ultrastructure VI virology
Record Number:   10769 
Unique Identifier:   D010579 

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