Mastoid canaliculus - Canaliculus mastoideus

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Description

The mastoid canaliculus is for the entrance of the auricular branch of the vagus nerv in the lateral part of the jugular fossa of the temporal bone.


This definition incorporates text from a public domain edition of Gray's Anatomy (20th U.S. edition of Gray's Anatomy of the Human Body, published in 1918 – from http://www.bartleby.com/107/).

Anatomical hierarchy

General Anatomy > Bones; Skeletal system > Axial skeleton > Cranium > Temporal bone > Petrous part > Inferior surface of petrous part > Jugular fossa > Mastoid canaliculus

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