Opening of cochlear canaliculus - Apertura canaliculi cochleae

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The opening of cochlear canaliculus is a small opening for the cochelar aqueduc, at the apex of a triangular depression medial to the opening for the carotid canal and close to its posterior border, in front of the jugular fossa.


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 > Opening of cochlear canaliculus

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