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Medical Term:

canaliculus of chorda tympani


a canal leading from the facial canal to the tympanic cavity through which the chorda tympani nerve enters this cavity.

Synonym(s): canaliculus chordae tympaniTA, iter chordae posterius, posterior canaliculus of chorda tympani, small canal of chorda tympani

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