Canal do nervo facial (Canal de Falópio) - Canalis nervi facialis

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The facial canal (Fallopian Canal) is a Z-shaped canal running through the temporal bone from the internal acoustic meatus to the stylomastoid foramen. It is approximately 3 centimeters long, which makes it the longest human osseous canal of a nerve. It is located within the middle ear region, according to its shape it is divided into three main segments: the labyrinthine, the tympanic, and the mastoidal segment.It contains Cranial Nerve VII (facial nerve).


Esta definição inclui textos do site wikipedia – Wikipedia: enciclopédia libre (22 de julho de 2004). FL: Wikimedia Foundation, Inc. Recuperado no dia 10 de agosto de 2004, de http://www.wikipedia.org

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Anatomia geral > Ossos; sistema esquelético > Esqueleto axial > Crânio > Temporal > Parte petrosa > Canal do nervo facial (Canal de Falópio)

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