stylomastoid foramen

noun

sty·​lo·​mas·​toid foramen -ˈmas-ˌtȯid- How to pronounce stylomastoid foramen (audio)
: a foramen that occurs on the lower surface of the temporal bone between the styloid and mastoid processes and that forms the termination of the facial canal

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“Stylomastoid foramen.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/stylomastoid%20foramen. Accessed 25 Jul. 2024.

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