Vidian

Descripción

The pterygoid canal (also vidian canal) is a passage in the skull leading from just anterior to the foramen lacerum in the middle cranial fossa to the pterygopalatine fossa.

The pterygoid canal runs through the base of the pterygoid process of the sphenoid bone to the back wall of the pterygopalatine fossa.

It transmits the nerve of pterygoid canal, artery of the pterygoid canal and vein of the pterygoid canal.


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

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