Mastoid canaliculus

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Mastoid canaliculus
Left temporal bone. Inferior surface. (Label for mastoid canaliculus is on left, sixth from the top.)
Latin Canaliculus mastoideus
Gray's p.144
TA A02.1.06.044
FMA 56459
Anatomical terms of bone

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.

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This article incorporates text from a public domain edition of Gray's Anatomy.