Foramen

Medical term for a hole

Foramen

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,...
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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.
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foramen

(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.
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foramen

[n] - a natural opening or perforation through a bone or a membranous structure
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Foramen

• (n.) A small opening, perforation, or orifice; a fenestra.
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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) ...
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foramen

hiatus noun a natural opening or perforation through a bone or a membranous structure
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Foramen

Fo·ra'men noun ; plural Latin Foramina , 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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Foramen

A hole; plural, foramina, or foramens.
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foramen

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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Foramen

An aperture or opening.
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FORAMEN

an opening in bone.
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Foramen

an opening in bone.
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foramen

an opening, orifice, or perforation through bone.
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Foramen

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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Foramen

Hole in a bone for nerves and blood vessels.
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foramen

Latin = hole.
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foramen

Natural opening into or through bone.
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Foramen

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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foramen

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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