Mastoid canaliculus

Mastoid canaliculus
Bone: Mastoid canaliculus
Left temporal bone. Inferior surface. (Label for mastoid canaliculus is on left, sixth from the top.)
Latin c. mastoideus
Gray's subject #34 144

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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