condyloid canal

Condylar canal

The condylar canal (or condyloid canal) is a canal in the condyloid fossa of the lateral parts of occipital bone behind the occipital condyle.

Through it the occipital emissary vein passes from the transverse sinus.

It is not always present.

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and too the menangeal branch of ascending pharyngeal passed from condylar canal

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