Tympanic canaliculus - Canaliculus tympanicus

Jacobson's

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Description

The small inferior tympanic canaliculus is in the bony ridge dividing the carotid canal from the jugular fossa and is for the passage of the tympanic branch of the glossopharyngeal nerve.


Text by Antoine Micheau, MD - Copyright IMAIOS

Anatomical hierarchy

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

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