stylomastoid foramen

(redirected from foramen stylomastoideum)

sty·lo·mas·toid fo·ra·men

[TA]
the distal or external opening of the facial canal on the inferior surface of the petrous portion of the temporal bone, between the styloid and mastoid processes; it transmits the facial nerve and stylomastoid artery.
Synonym(s): foramen stylomastoideum [TA]

sty·lo·mas·toid for·a·men

(stī'lō-mas'toyd fōr-ā'mĕn) [TA]
The distal or external opening of the facial canal on the inferior surface of the petrous portion of the temporal bone, between the styloid and mastoid processes; it transmits the facial nerve and stylomastoid artery.

sty·lo·mas·toid for·a·men

(stī'lō-mas'toyd fōr-ā'mĕn) [TA]
Distal or external opening of the facial canal on the inferior surface of the petrous portion of the temporal bone, between the styloid and mastoid processes; it transmits the facial nerve and stylomastoid artery.