internal auditory foramen


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Related to internal auditory foramen: Internal auditory meatus

internal acoustic opening

[TA]
the inner opening of the internal acoustic meatus on the posterior surface of the petrous part of the temporal bone.
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internal auditory foramen

The opening in the petrous portion of the temporal bone through which the seventh and eighth cranial nerves pass.
See also: foramen
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