mastoid canaliculus


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mastoid canaliculus

[′ma‚stȯid ‚kan·ə′lik·yə·ləs]
(anatomy)
A small canal opening just above the stylomastoid foramen; gives passage to the auricular branch of the vagus nerve.
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