fallopian aqueduct

fallopian aqueduct
fallopian aqueduct n, often cap F FACIAL CANAL

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aqueduct of Fallopius canalis nervi facialis.

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  • fallopian aqueduct — noun or fallopian canal Usage: often capitalized F : facial canal …   Useful english dictionary

  • fallopian — Described by or attributed to Fallopius. * * * fal·lo·pi·an fə lō pē ən adj, often cap relating to or discovered by Fallopius Fal·lop·pio fäl lȯp yō or Fal·lop·pia lȯp yä Gabriele (Latin Gabriel Fal·lo·pi·us fə lō pē əs) (1523 1562) Italian… …   Medical dictionary

  • fallopian canal — noun see fallopian aqueduct …   Useful english dictionary

  • aqueduct of Fallopius — n FACIAL CANAL G. Falloppio see FALLOPIAN …   Medical dictionary

  • aqueduct — A conduit or canal. SYN: aqueductus. [L. aquaeductus] cerebral a. an ependyma lined canal in the mesencephalon about 20 mm long, connecting the third to the fourth ventricle. SYN: aqueductus mesencephali [TA], aqueductus cerebri, a. of cerebrum,… …   Medical dictionary

  • aqueduct of fallopius — fəˈlōpēəs Usage: usually capitalized F Etymology: translation of New Latin aquaeductus Fallopii, after Gabriel Fallopius more at fallopian tube : facial canal …   Useful english dictionary

  • Fallopius, Fallopio — Gabriele, Italian anatomist, 1523–1562. See fallopian aqueduct, fallopian arch, fallopian canal, fallopian hiatus, fallopian ligament, fallopian neuritis, fallopian pregnancy, fallopian tube, aqueductus fallopii, tuba fallopiana, fallopian tube …   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

  • facial canal — n a passage in the petrous part of the temporal bone that extends from the internal auditory canal to the stylomastoid foramen and transmits various branches of the facial nerve called also aqueduct of Fallopius, fallopian aqueduct, fallopian… …   Medical dictionary

  • canalis nervi facialis — [TA] facial canal: a canal in the temporal bone for the facial nerve, beginning in the internal acoustic meatus and passing anterolaterally dorsal to the vestibule of the internal ear for about 2 mm. Turning sharply backward at the genu of the… …   Medical dictionary

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