Medical Dictionary

internal auditory canal

noun

Definition of INTERNAL AUDITORY CANAL

:  a short auditory canal in the petrous portion of the temporal bone through which pass the facial and auditory nerves and the nervus intermedius—called also internal acoustic meatus, internal auditory meatus
March 27, 2015
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