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periotic

[per-ee-oh-tik, -ot-ik] /ˌpɛr iˈoʊ tɪk, -ˈɒt ɪk/
adjective, Anatomy
1.
surrounding the ear.
2.
noting or pertaining to certain bones or bony elements that form or help to form a protective capsule for the internal ear.
Origin
1865-1870
1865-70; peri- + otic
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British Dictionary definitions for periotic

periotic

/ˌpɛrɪˈəʊtɪk; -ˈɒtɪk/
adjective
1.
of or relating to the structures situated around the internal ear
2.
situated around the ear
Word Origin
C19: from peri- + -otic, from Greek ous ear
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periotic in Medicine

periotic per·i·o·tic (pěr'ē-ō'tĭk)
adj.

  1. Situated around the ear.

  2. Of or relating to the bones immediately around the inner ear.

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