Medical term for a hole
In anatomy, a foramen (ən; pl. foramina, ə) is any opening. Foramina inside the body of humans and other animals typically allow muscles, nerves, arteries, veins, or other structures to connect one part of the body with another. ==Skull== The skulls of vertebrates, including the human skull, have numerous foramina through which nerves, arteries,...Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Foramen
(fo-ra´mәn) pl. fora´mina Latin word meaning an opening. In anatomy, it is used for a natural opening or passage, especially one into or through a bone.Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/21001
(fuo-ra;men), pl. foramina An opening in an anatomical structure, usually in a bone, for the passage of a blood vessel or a nerve.Found on http://www.mhhe.com/biosci/abio/glossary.mhtml
- a natural opening or perforation through a bone or a membranous structureFound on http://www.webdictionary.co.uk/definition.php?query=foramen
• (n.) A small opening, perforation, or orifice; a fenestra.Found on http://thinkexist.com/dictionary/meaning/foramen/
<anatomy> A small opening, perforation, or orifice; a fenestra. ... Foramen of Monro, the opening connecting the sac of the omentum with the general cavity of the peritoneum. ... Origin: L, fr. Forare to bore, pierce. ... (04 Apr 1998) ... Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20973
a natural opening or perforation through a bone or a membranous structureFound on http://wordnetweb.princeton.edu/perl/webwn?s=foramen
, English Foramines
. [ Latin , from forare
to bore, pierce.] A small opening, perforation, or orifice; a fenestra. Foramen of Monro (Anat.)
, the opening from each lateral into the third ventricle of the br...
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A hole; plural, foramina, or foramens.
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A natural hole or passage in a bone or other body structure, usually to allow the passage of nerves or blood vessels. The foramen magnum is the large opening in the base of the skull through which the spinal cord passes.
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An aperture or opening.
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an opening in bone.
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an opening in bone.
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an opening, orifice, or perforation through bone.
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Foramen: A natural opening. Although a foramen is usually through bone, it can be an opening through other types of tissue, as with the foramen ovale in the heart. The plural of foramen is foramina.
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Hole in a bone for nerves and blood vessels.
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Latin = hole.
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Natural opening into or through bone.
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The bony hollow archway created by pedicles of adjacent vertebrae, creating a passageway through which all spinal nerve roots run. As a spinal nerve branches from the spinal cord, it exits through this opening and travels to organs, muscles and sensory structures of the body.
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Type: Term Pronunciation: fō-rā′men, fō-ram′i-nă Definitions: 1. An aperture or perforation through a bone or a membranous structure. Synonyms: trema1
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