fundus of internal acoustic meatus

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fun·dus of in·ter·nal a·cous·tic me·a·tus

[TA]
lateral end of the internal acoustic meatus, the wall of which is formed by the thin cribriform plate of bone separating the cochlea and vestibule from the internal acoustic meatus; a transverse crest divides the fundus into two regions; in the superior region are located the facial nerve area and the superior vestibular area; in the inferior region are located the cochlear area, inferior vestibular area, and singular foramen.

fun·dus of in·ter·nal a·cous·tic me·a·tus

(fŭndŭs in-tĕrnăl ă-kūstik mē-ātŭs) [TA]
Its lateral end, the wall of which is formed by the thin cribriform plate of bone separating the cochlea and vestibule from the internal acoustic meatus.