auditory meatus internal

m. acusticus internus.

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  • Auditory meatus — can refer to: * external auditory meatus * internal auditory meatus …   Wikipedia

  • auditory meatus — noun either of the passages in the outer ear from the auricle to the tympanic membrane • Syn: ↑acoustic meatus, ↑ear canal, ↑auditory canal, ↑external auditory canal • Hypernyms: ↑meatus • Part Holonyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Internal auditory meatus — Infobox Bone Name = Internal auditory meatus Latin = meatus acusticus internus GraySubject = 34 GrayPage = 143 Caption = Left temporal bone. Inner surface. Caption2 = Diagrammatic view of the fundus of the right internal acoustic meatus. System …   Wikipedia

  • internal auditory meatus — noun also internal acoustic meatus : a short canal in the petrous portion of the temporal bone through which pass the facial, auditory, and glossopalatine nerves * * * Anat. the canal extending through the petrous portion of the temporal bone,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • internal auditory meatus — Anat. the canal extending through the petrous portion of the temporal bone, through which the glossopharyngeal nerve, the facial nerve, and the auditory nerve and artery pass. See diag. under ear. * * * …   Universalium

  • auditory meatus bony internal — m. acusticus internus …   Medical dictionary

  • isthmus of external auditory meatus — a narrowing in the osseous part of the meatus about 2 cm from the internal end of the concha …   Medical dictionary

  • internal auditory canal — n a short auditory canal in the petrous portion of the temporal bone through which pass the facial and auditory nerves and the nervus intermedius called also internal acoustic meatus, internal auditory meatus * * * meatus acusticus internus …   Medical dictionary

  • auditory canal — n either of two passages of the ear called also acoustic meatus, auditory meatus see EXTERNAL AUDITORY CANAL, INTERNAL AUDITORY CANAL …   Medical dictionary

  • Meatus — An opening or passageway. For example, the female urethral meatus. The urethra is the transport tube from the bladder to the outside of the body. In females the urethra is shorter than in the male. The meatus of the female urethra is just above… …   Medical dictionary

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