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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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.
Cope (1865, 1866) referred to the periotic bones of a large right whale from Newport, but he gave no further details to indicate whether this was a different specimen from that taken in 1828.