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Synonyms for mastoidal

process of the temporal bone behind the ear at the base of the skull

relating to or resembling a nipple


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Skull measurements (mm) were: greatest length, 21; zygomatic breadth, 13; mastoidal breadth, 11.3; width of postorbital constriction, 6.5; length of maxillary toothrow, 7.1; length of mandibular toothrow, 7.3.
External and cranial measurements (mm) of the two males are, respectively: forearm, 53.6, 54.0; greatest length of skull, 26.3, 26.1; condyloincisive length, 25.2, 24.9; palatal length, 11.5, 11.2; zygomatic breadth, 12.1, 12.6; postorbital constriction, 6.1, 5.9; breadth of braincase, 10.3, 10.8; mastoidal breadth, 10.7, 10.8; breadth across molars, 8.5, 9.0; length of maxillary toothrow, 10.5, 10.7; length of mandibular toothrow, 9.3, 9.7; weight grams, 20.0, 23.0.
(2001): greatest length of skull (GLS), length of maxillary tooth row (MAX), condylocanine length (CCL), condylobasal length (CBL), palatal length (PL), palatal breadth (PB), basal length (BL), zygomatic breadth (ZYG), interorbital constriction (INC), breadth across upper molars (BAM), breadth across upper canines (BAC), postorbital breadth (POB), breadth of braincase (BBC), mastoidal breadth (MAB), length of rostrum (LNR), occipital height (OH), length of mandibular toothrow (MTR), mandibular length (ML).
Description--Skull short (GLS: 16.3 to 17.1 mm); braincase laterally expanded (BBC: 8.7 mm); rostrum short (LNR: 6.7 mm), robust and heavy; postorbital region very constricted (INC: 4.1 to 4.5 mm); mastoidal processes pointed (MAB: 10.3 mm); well developed sagittal crest, extending from the posterior end of the nasals to the lambdoidal crest, being highest in the region of the postorbital constriction; upper incisors completely fill the space between the canines; canines with external cingulum very developed; P4 broad, in occlusal view almost as broad as M1; molars broad, ectolophs of M1 and M2 W-shaped; M3 smaller than the M1 and M2, with the talon very reduced, having a V-shape.
Description--Skull large (GLS: 31.2 mm) and robust; rostrum long (LNR: 9.5 mm), robust and heavy; postorbital region very constricted (INC: 8.1 mm); sagittal crest poorly developed; lambdoidal crest well developed; mastoidal processes broad (MAB: 15.7 mm); incisors 1/2, upper incisors in contact at the bases and divergent at the apices, with a well developed internal cingulum; apical margin of the lower incisors bilobed, i2 covered by the cingulum of the canines in occlusal view; canines with external cingulum very developed; premolars 2/2, P3 very small, located at the base of the canine; molars dilambdodont, M3 half the size of the formers, ectoloph in occlusal view form an incomplete "W"; talonid of M3 and m3 reduced.