Inferior tympanic canaliculus

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Bone: Inferior tympanic canaliculus
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Left temporal bone. Inferior surface. (Inferior tympanic canaliculus labeled at left, fourth from the top.)
Latin c. tympanicus
Gray's subject #34 144
Dorlands
/ Elsevier
    
c_04/12208486

In the bony ridge dividing the carotid canal from the jugular fossa is the small inferior tympanic canaliculus for the passage of the tympanic branch of the glossopharyngeal nerve.

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