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The mastoid process.
1. Of or relating to the mastoid process.
2. Shaped like a breast or nipple.
[New Latin mastoīdēs, nipple-like, mastoid (from its shape), from Greek mastoeidēs : mastos, breast + -oeidēs, -oid.]
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1. (Anatomy) shaped like a nipple or breast
2. (Anatomy) Also: mastoidal designating or relating to a nipple-like process of the temporal bone behind the ear
3. (Anatomy) the mastoid process
4. (Pathology) informal mastoiditis
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
1. of or pertaining to the mastoid process.
2. resembling a breast or nipple.n.
3. the mastoid process.
[1725–35; < Greek mastoeidḗs=mast(ós) breast + -oeidēs -oid]
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A protruding area of bone in the lower part of the skull that is located behind the ear in humans and many other vertebrates.
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|Noun||1.||mastoid - process of the temporal bone behind the ear at the base of the skull|
mastoidale - the craniometric point at the lowest point of the mastoid process
os temporale, temporal bone - a thick bone forming the side of the human cranium and encasing the inner ear
|Adj.||1.||mastoid - of or relating to or in the region of the mastoid process|
|2.||mastoid - relating to or resembling a nipple|
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Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005
adj → warzenförmig, mastoid (spec)
n → Warzenfortsatz m, → Mastoid nt (spec)
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Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
n. mastoides, apófisis del hueso temporal;
1. a. mastoideo-a, rel. a la mastoides o que ocurre en la región del proceso mastoideo;
2. semejante a una mama.
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