Opening of vestibular canaliculus - Apertura canaliculi vestibuli

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The opening of vestibular canaliculus is a small slit behind the internal acoustic meatus almost hidden by a thin plate of bone, leading to a canal, the aquæductus vestibuli, which transmits the ductus endolymphaticus together with a small artery and vein.


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 > Posterior surface of petrous part > Opening of vestibular canaliculus

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