Condylar canal



condylar canal n.
The opening through the occipital bone posterior to the condyle on each side, transmitting the occipital emissary vein. Also called condyloid canal, posterior condyloid foramen.

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    condylar emissary vein n. A vein that connects the sigmoid sinus and the venous plexuses surrounding the vertebral processes amd vertebral bodies through the condylar canal of the occipital bone.

  • Condylar fossa

    condylar fossa n. A depression behind the condyle of the occipital bone in which the posterior margin of the superior facet of the atlas lies in extension.



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