pterygopalatine canal

canalis palatinus major. canalis palatovaginalis.

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  • Pterygopalatine canal — can refer to: * Greater palatine canal * Palatovaginal canal …   Wikipedia

  • Pterygopalatine — is used to refer to structures of the pterygoid processes of the sphenoid and the palatine bone. Specifically, it can refer to: * Pterygopalatine fossa * Pterygopalatine canal * Pterygopalatine ganglion (also known as the Sphenopalatine ganglion) …   Wikipedia

  • Pterygopalatine fossa — Infobox Bone Name = Pterygopalatine fossa Latin = fossa pterygopalatina GraySubject = 41 GrayPage = 166 Caption = Left maxillary sinus opened from the exterior. Caption2 = Old human skull with entrance to pterygopalatine fossa marked in purple… …   Wikipedia

  • canal — A duct or channel; a tubular structure. SEE ALSO: c., duct. SYN: canalis [TA]. [L. canalis] abdominal c. SYN: inguinal c.. accessory c. a channel leading from the root …   Medical dictionary

  • Pterygopalatine ganglion — Infobox Nerve Name = PAGENAME Latin = g. pterygopalatinum GraySubject = 200 GrayPage = 891 Caption = Alveolar branches of superior maxillary nerve and pterygopalatine ganglion. (Sphenopalatine ganglion labeled at center top.) Caption2 = The… …   Wikipedia

  • Greater palatine canal — Infobox Anatomy Name = PAGENAME Latin = canalis palatinus major GraySubject = 38 GrayPage = 160 Caption = Left palatine bone. Posterior aspect. Enlarged. (Pterygopalatine canal labeled at center left.) Caption2 = Left maxillary sinus opened from… …   Wikipedia

  • Nerve of pterygoid canal — Nerve: Nerve of pterygoid canal Plan of the facial and intermediate nerves and their communication with other nerves. (Vidian nerve labeled at upper right.) Latin n. canalis pterygoidei Gray s …   Wikipedia

  • Condylar canal — Bone: Condyloid canal Occipital bone. Outer surface. (Condyloid canal visible at center left.) …   Wikipedia

  • Optic canal — Bone: Optic foramen 1: Foramen ethmoidale 2: Canalis opticus 3: Fissura orbitalis superior 4: Fossa sacci lacrimalis 5: Sulcus infraorbitalis 6: Fissura orbitalis inferior 7: Foramen infraorbitale …   Wikipedia

  • Nasolacrimal canal — Bone: Nasolacrimal canal The lacrimal apparatus. Right side …   Wikipedia

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