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Medical Term:

pterygoid canal

 

Definition: an opening through the base of the medial pterygoid process of the sphenoid bone through which the artery, vein, and nerve of the pterygoid canal pass.

Synonym(s): canalis pterygoideusTA, vidian canal

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