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Pyramis

from the Latin: pyramis — pyramid
Synonym: Pyramid
Deutsch: Pyramide

Definition

Pyramis (Plural: Pyramides), as an anatomical term, refers to a structure of an organ (or any anatomical structure) with a form resembling that of a pyramid. In the area of neuroanatomy there are several structures that are referred to as pyramis:

In older anatomy texts the term pyramis is sometimes found referring to the pars petrosa (petrosal part) of the os temporale (temporal bone).

Specialties: Anatomy

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