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Petrous Bone MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Petrous Bone
Tree Number(s)
A02.835.232.781.885.681
Unique ID
D010579
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D010579
Annotation
fractures: coordinate PETROUS BONE /‌inj with SKULL FRACTURES; neoplasms: coordinate with SKULL NEOPLASMS
Scope Note
The dense rock-like part of temporal bone that contains the INNER EAR. Petrous bone is located at the base of the skull. Sometimes it is combined with the MASTOID PROCESS and called petromastoid part of temporal bone.
Entry Term(s)
Petrous Apex
Petrous Pyramid
NLM Classification #
WV 230
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2019/05/21
Petrous Bone Preferred
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