paroccipital


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paroccipital

(ˌpærɒkˈsɪpɪtəl) anatomy
adj
(Anatomy) of or relating to the part of the skull next to the mastoid process; paramastoid
n
(Anatomy) the area next to the mastoid process
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The paroccipital process is formed by ossification of the cristaparotica.