The bony part of pharyngotympanic tube is about 12 mm. in length. It begins in the carotid wall of the tympanic cavity, below the septum canalis musculotubarii, and, gradually narrowing, ends at the angle of junction of the squama and the petrous portion of the temporal bone, its extremity presenting a jagged margin which serves for the attachment of the cartilaginous portion. [ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bony_part_of_pharyngotympanic_tube ]

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The bony part of pharyngotympanic tube is about 12 mm. in length. It begins in the carotid wall of the tympanic cavity, below the septum canalis musculotubarii, and, gradually narrowing, ends at the angle of junction of the squama and the petrous portion of the temporal bone, its extremity presenting a jagged margin which serves for the attachment of the cartilaginous portion.

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has exact synonym

pars ossea (tuba auditoria)

pars ossea (tuba auditiva)

bony part of eustachian tube

osseous portion of eustachian tube

bony part of auditory tube

has related synonym

pars ossea tubae auditivae

osseous portion

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