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FISSURA PETROTYMPANICA

A fissure between the tympanic and petrous portions of the temporal bone; it transmits the chorda tympani nerve through a little patent portion, the anterior canaliculus of the chorda tympani. Synonym: fissura petrotympanica, glaserian fissure.
imparipinnate   imparlance   impartibility   IMP-aspartate ligase   impasture   impatent   impatiens   imp dehydrogenase   (0)
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