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Medical Term:

sulcus for pharyngotympanic tube


a furrow on the inner surface of the posterior border of the greater wing of the sphenoid bone, for the cartilaginous auditory tube.

Synonym(s): sulcus tubae auditoriaeTA, groove for auditory tube, pharyngotympanic groove, sulcus for auditory tube

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