Canaliculus for chorda tympani - Canaliculus chordae tympani



The canaliculus for chorda tympania (Civinini's canal.) is a small canal that opens off the facial canal just before its termination, transmitting the chorda tympani nerve into the tympanic cavity.

Text by Antoine Micheau, MD - Copyright IMAIOS

Anatomical hierarchy

General Anatomy > Bones; Skeletal system > Axial skeleton > Cranium > Temporal bone > Petrous part > Canaliculus for chorda tympani