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hypoglossal canal


Definition: the canal through which the hypoglossal nerve emerges from the skull.

Synonym(s): canalis nervi hypoglossiTA, anterior condyloid canal of occipital bone, anterior condyloid foramen, canalis hypoglossalis

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