Foramen of arnold

Foramen of arnold --> petrosal foramen

An occasional opening in the greater wing of the sphenoid bone, between the foramen spinosum and foramen ovale, which transmits the lesser petrosal nerve.

Synonym: foramen petrosum, canaliculus innominatus, foramen of arnold.

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