Sulcus of auditory tube

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Sulcus of auditory tube
Latin Sulcus tubae auditivae,
Sulcus tubae auditoriae
TA A02.1.05.041
FMA 75761
Anatomical terms of bone

The lateral half of the great wing of the sphenoid bone articulates, by means of a synchondrosis, with the petrous part of the temporal bone. Between these two bones on the under surface of the skull, is a furrow, the 'sulcus of auditory tubule, for the lodgement of the cartilaginous part of the auditory tube.


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