Paroccipital - definition of paroccipital by The Free Dictionary
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paroccipital (ˌpærɒkˈsɪpɪtəl) anatomy
(Anatomy) of or relating to the part of the skull next to the mastoid process; paramastoid
(Anatomy) the area next to the mastoid process
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process is formed by ossification of the cristaparotica.
Dorsomedially to the quadrate, the paroccipital
process of the exoccipital has been partially preserved.