Medical Definition of Canaliculus tympanicus

1. A minute canal passing from the inferior surface of the petrous portion of the temporal bone between the jugular fossa and carotid canal to the floor of the tympanic cavity. Located in the wedge of bone separating the jugular canal and carotid canal, it transmits the tympanic branch of the glossopharyngeal nerve. Synonym: canaliculus tympanicus, Jacobson's canal, tympanic canal. (05 Mar 2000)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Canaliculus Tympanicus

canalicular ducts
canalicular sphincter
canaliculate
canaliculi
canaliculi caroticotympanici
canaliculi dentales
canaliculitis
canaliculization
canaliculus
canaliculus chordae tympani
canaliculus cochleae
canaliculus innominatus
canaliculus lacrimalis
canaliculus mastoideus
canaliculus reuniens
canaliculus tympanicus (current term)
canaliferous
canaliform
canaling
canalis
canalis adductorius
canalis analis
canalis caroticus
canalis carpi
canalis centralis medullae spinalis
canalis condylaris
canalis femoralis
canalis gastrici
canalis gastricus

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