posterior condyloid foramen


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con·dy·lar ca·nal

[TA]
the inconstant opening through the occipital bone posterior to the condyle on each side that transmits the occipital emissary vein.
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posterior condyloid foramen

The opening behind the condyle of the occipital bone. A small vein passes through it.
See also: foramen
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