Dorello

P., Italian anatomist, *1872. See D. canal.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • Dorello's canal — is the bow shaped bony enclosure surrounding the abducent nerve and the inferior petrosal sinus as the two structures merge with the cavernous sinus. It is sometimes found at the tip of the temporal bone. See also Sixth (abducent) nerve palsy… …   Wikipedia

  • Dorello canal — Do·rel·lo canal (do relґo) [Primo Dorello, Italian anatomist, 1872–1963] see under canal …   Medical dictionary

  • Dorello canal — an opening sometimes found in the temporal bone through which the abducent nerve and inferior petrosal sinus together enter the cavernous sinus …   Medical dictionary

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  • syndrome — The aggregate of symptoms and signs associated with any morbid process, and constituting together the picture of the disease. SEE ALSO: disease. [G. s., a running together, tumultuous concourse; (in med.) a concurrence of symptoms, fr. syn,… …   Medical dictionary

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