anterior canaliculus of chorda tympani

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an·te·ri·or can·a·lic·u·lus of chor·da tym·pa·ni

a canal in the petrotympanic fissure, near its posterior edge, through which the chorda tympani nerve issues from the skull.

Civinini,

Filippo, Italian anatomist, 1805-1844.
Civinini canal - a canal in the petrotympanic or glaserian fissure near its posterior edge through which the chorda tympani nerve issues from the skull. Synonym(s): anterior canaliculus of chorda tympani
Civinini ligament - a membranous ligament extending from the spine of the sphenoid to the upper part of the posterior border of the lateral pterygoid lamina. Synonym(s): pterygospinous ligament
Civinini process - a sharp projection from the posterior edge of the lateral pterygoid plate of the sphenoid bone. Synonym(s): pterygospinous process

Huguier,

Pierre C., French surgeon, 1804-1873.
Huguier canal - a canal in the petrotympanic or glaserian fissure, near its posterior edge, through which the chorda tympani nerve issues from the skull. Synonym(s): anterior canaliculus of chorda tympani
Huguier circle - anastomosis around the isthmus of the uterus between the right and left uterine arteries.
Huguier sinus - a depression on the medial wall of the middle ear which has the oval window in its lower portion. Synonym(s): fossula fenestrae vestibuli

an·te·ri·or can·al·ic·u·lus of chor·da tym·pa·ni

(an-tērē-ŏr kană-likyū-lŭs kōrdă tim-panī)
Canal in the petrotympanic fissure, near its posterior edge, through which the chorda tympani nerve issues from the skull.