musculotubal canal

mus·cu·lo·tu·bal ca·nal

[TA]
a canal beginning at the anterior border of the petrous portion of the temporal bone near its junction with the squamous portion, and passing to the tympanic cavity; it is divided by the cochleariform process into two semicanals: one for the pharyngotympanic (auditory) tube, the other for the tensor tympani muscle.
Synonym(s): canalis musculotubarius [TA]

mus·cu·lo·tu·bal canal

(mŭs'kyū-lō-tū'băl kă-nal') [TA]
A canal beginning at the anterior border of the petrous portion of the temporal bone near its junction with the squamous portion, and passing to the tympanic cavity; it is divided by the cochleariform process into two semicanals: one for the auditory (eustachian) tube, the other for the tensor tympani muscle.
Synonym(s): canalis musculotubarius [TA] .