Mastoid canaliculus

In the lateral part of the jugular fossa of the temporal bone is the mastoid canaliculus for the entrance of the auricular branch of the vagus nerve.

Mastoid canaliculus
Left temporal bone. Inferior surface. (Label for mastoid canaliculus is on left, sixth from the top.)
LatinCanaliculus mastoideus
Anatomical terms of bone

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This article incorporates text in the public domain from page 144 of the 20th edition of Gray's Anatomy (1918)

  • "Anatomy diagram: 34257.000-1". Roche Lexicon - illustrated navigator. Elsevier. Archived from the original on 2014-01-01.

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