oval foramen of sphenoid bone

oval foramen of sphenoid bone
foramen ovale ossis sphenoidalis.

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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. * * * An aperture or perforation through a bone or a membranous structure. SYN: trema (1). [L. an… …   Medical dictionary

  • Foramen rotundum — Infobox Bone Name = Foramen rotundum of Sphenoid Latin = foramen rotundum ossis sphenoidalis GraySubject = 35 GrayPage = 150 Caption = Sphenoid bone. Upper surface. (Foramen rotundum labeled at center left) Caption2 = Base of the skull. Upper… …   Wikipedia

  • Foramen ovale (skull) — Infobox Bone Name = Foramen ovale of Sphenoid Latin = foramen ovale ossis sphenoidalis GraySubject = 35 GrayPage = 150 Caption = Sphenoid bone. Upper surface. (foramen ovale labeled at left, third from bottom) Caption2 = Horizontal section of… …   Wikipedia

  • Bone, occipital — The bone forming the back of the skull the rear and the rear bottom of the skull. The occipital bone encloses a large oval hole, the foramen magnum, the opening through which the spinal cord becomes continuous with the brain. The occipital bone… …   Medical dictionary

  • Bone — is the substance that forms the skeleton of the body. It is composed chiefly of calcium phosphate and calcium carbonate. It also serves as a storage area for calcium, playing a large role in calcium balance in the blood. The 206 bones in the body …   Medical dictionary

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  • fossa — A depression usually more or less longitudinal in shape below the level of the surface of a part. [L. a trench or ditch] acetabular f. [TA] a depressed area in the floor of the acetabulum superior to the …   Medical dictionary

  • List of anatomical topics — This page aims to list articles related to anatomy. This list is not necessarily complete or up to date if you see an article that should be here but isn t (or one that shouldn t be here but is), please update the page accordingly. NOTOC A… …   Wikipedia

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