Medical Definition of Aqueductus fallopii

1. The bony passage in the temporal bone through which the facial nerve passes; the facial canal commences at the internal auditory meatus with the horizontal part which passes at first anteriorly (medial crus of facial canal) then turns posteriorly at the geniculum of the facial canal to pass medial to the tympanic cavity (lateral crus of facial canal); finally, it turns downward (descending part of facial canal) to reach the stylomastoid foramen. Synonym: canalis nervi facialis, aqueductus fallopii, fallopian aqueduct, fallopian canal. (05 Mar 2000)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Aqueductus Fallopii

aquatones
aquatourism
aquavit
aquavits
aqueduct
aqueduct of cerebrum
aqueduct of sylvius
aqueduct veil
aqueductal intubation
aqueducts
aqueductus
aqueductus cerebri
aqueductus cochleae
aqueductus cotunnii
aqueductus fallopii (current term)
aqueductus sylvii
aqueductus vestibuli
aqueity
aquent
aqueous
aqueous chambers
aqueous flare
aqueous humor
aqueous humour
aqueous influx phenomenon
aqueous phase
aqueous phases
aqueous solution
aqueous vaccine

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