Huguier canal


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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.

Huguier canal

(ū-gē-āz′)
[Pierre C. Huguier, Fr. surgeon, 1804–1873]
The canal through which the chorda tympani nerve exits from the cranium.

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