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geniculum of facial canal


Definition: the bend in the facial canal linking the medial and lateral crura of the horizontal port of the canal and corresponding to the location of the geniculate ganglion of the facial nerve.

Synonym(s): geniculum canalis facialisTA, genu of facial canal

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