Definition of prootic in English:

prootic

adjective

Anatomy Zoology
  • Situated in front of the ear; specifically designating one of the three periotic bones.

noun

Anatomy Zoology
  • The prootic bone.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London. From pro- + otic.

Pronunciation

prootic

/prəʊˈɒtɪk//prəʊˈəʊtɪk/