pterygoid canal

pterygoid canal
noun
: a canal in the sphenoid bone transmitting the Vidian nerve and artery

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  • pterygoid canal — n an anteroposterior canal in the base of each medial pterygoid plate of the sphenoid bone that gives passage to the Vidian artery and the Vidian nerve called also Vidian canal * * * canalis pterygoideus …   Medical dictionary

  • Pterygoid canal — Infobox Anatomy Name = PAGENAME Latin = c. pterygoideus GraySubject = 46 GrayPage = 180 Caption = Base of skull. Inferior surface. (Sphenoid is yellow.) Caption2 = Sphenoid bone. Anterior and inferior surfaces. (Pterygoid c. labeled at center… …   Wikipedia

  • Nerve of pterygoid canal — Nerve: Nerve of pterygoid canal Plan of the facial and intermediate nerves and their communication with other nerves. (Vidian nerve labeled at upper right.) Latin n. canalis pterygoidei Gray s …   Wikipedia

  • Artery of the pterygoid canal — Infobox Artery Name = PAGENAME Latin = arteria canalis pterygoidei GraySubject = 146 GrayPage = 568 Caption = Plan of branches of internal maxillary artery. (Art. of pterygoid canal visible at upper right.) Caption2 = BranchFrom = Maxillary… …   Wikipedia

  • Pterygoid processes of the sphenoid — Infobox Bone Name = PAGENAME Latin = processus pterygoideus ossis sphenoidalis GraySubject = 35 GrayPage = 151 Caption = Sphenoid bone, upper surface. Caption2 = Sphenoid bone, anterior and inferior surfaces. Width = 300 MusclesOrigins =… …   Wikipedia

  • Canal (anatomy) — In anatomy, a canal (or canalis in Latin) is a tubular passage or channel which connect different regions of the body.Examples include: * Head/Skull ** Infraorbital canal ** Alveolar canals ** Palatovaginal canal ** Greater palatine canal **… …   Wikipedia

  • artery of pterygoid canal — arteria canalis pterygoidei …   Medical dictionary

  • nerve of pterygoid canal — nervus canalis pterygoidei …   Medical dictionary

  • vein of pterygoid canal — vena canalis pterygoidei …   Medical dictionary

  • canal — A duct or channel; a tubular structure. SEE ALSO: c., duct. SYN: canalis [TA]. [L. canalis] abdominal c. SYN: inguinal c.. accessory c. a channel leading from the root …   Medical dictionary

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