Stylomastoid foramen - Foramen stylomastoideum

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Description

The stylomastoid foramen is between the styloid and mastoid processes of the temporal bone. It is the termination of the facial canal, and transmits the facial nerve and stylomastoid artery.


This definition incorporates text from the wikipedia website - Wikipedia: The free encyclopedia. (2004, July 22). FL: Wikimedia Foundation, Inc. Retrieved August 10, 2004, from http://www.wikipedia.org

Anatomical hierarchy

General Anatomy > Bones; Skeletal system > Axial skeleton > Cranium > Temporal bone > Petrous part > Inferior surface of petrous part > Stylomastoid foramen

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