periotic


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per·i·o·tic

 (pĕr′ē-ō′tĭk)
adj.
1. Situated around the ear.
2. Of or relating to the bones immediately around the inner ear.

periotic

(ˌpɛrɪˈəʊtɪk; -ˈɒtɪk)
adj
1. (Anatomy) of or relating to the structures situated around the internal ear
2. (Anatomy) situated around the ear
[C19: from peri- + -otic, from Greek ous ear]
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Because each of the many diagnostic periotic bones in the assemblage is from the common dolphin, Delphinus delphis, we assume that this widespread species (genus) is the only delphinid represented.
270 million was approved for the project titled Development, Evaluation and promotion of distillery yeast sludge (DYS) based poultry feed and periotic agent for productivity enhancement of poultry meat and eggs.
25 m elevation; much of skeleton present 94-DCA-72 Skull (periotic dated) 90% S-3566 buried in beach gravel at 12m elevation; vertebrae and ribs in vicinity 94-DCA-75 Periotic collected from skull 1.