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synonyms for petrous

  • craggy
  • jagged
  • rough
  • bouldered
  • flinty
  • hard
  • inflexible
  • lapidarian
  • lithic
  • pebbly
  • petrified
  • rock-ribbed
  • rockbound
  • solid
  • stonelike
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antonyms for petrous

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  • even
  • smooth
  • dependable
  • flat
  • flexible
  • happy
  • healthy
  • steady
  • yielding
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How to use petrous in a sentence

By this means the posterior surface of the petrous bone can be exposed as far inwards as the internal auditory meatus.
A SYSTEM OF OPERATIVE SURGERY, VOLUME IV (OF 4)VARIOUS
The bony labyrinth presents a series of cavities which are channelled through the substance of the petrous bone.
A TREATISE ON ANATOMY, PHYSIOLOGY, AND HYGIENE (REVISED EDITION)CALVIN CUTTER
From the surrounding 794 mesoderm the petrous bone is formed by a process of chondrification and ossification.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 8, SLICE 9VARIOUS
On its inner side is a small air chamber in the petrous portion of the temporal bone, called the cavity of the tympanum.
A PRACTICAL PHYSIOLOGYALBERT F. BLAISDELL
The bones related to the organ of hearing, the tympanis and petrous bones, are very solid and dense in structure.
THE CAMBRIDGE NATURAL HISTORY, VOL X., MAMMALIAFRANK EVERS BEDDARD
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO PETROUS

  • bouldered
  • craggy
  • flinty
  • hard
  • inflexible
  • jagged
  • lapidarian
  • lithic
  • pebbly
  • petrified
  • petrous
  • rock-ribbed
  • rockbound
  • rough
  • solid
  • stonelike
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.