Key-Retzius sheath foramen
- Key-Retzius sheath foramen
- Key-Ret·zi·us sheath, foramen (keґ retґze-oos) [Ernst Axel Henrik Key, Swedish physician, 1832â€“1901; Magnus Gustaf Retzius, Swedish histologist, 1842â€“1919] see sheath of Key and Retzius, under sheath, and see apertura lateralis ventriculi quarti under apertura.
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Retzius — Magnus G., Swedish anatomist and anthropologist, 1842–1919. See R. striae, under stria, lines of R., under line, foramen of R., calcification lines of R., under line, foramen of Key R., sheath of Key and R.. Anders A., Swedish anatomist and… … Medical dictionary
Key — Charles Alston, English physician, 1793–1849. Ernst A.H., Swedish anatomist and physician, 1832–1901. See foramen of K. Retzius, sheath of K. and Retzius. * * * (ke) 1. an instrument for opening a lock, or a device similar in appearance or… … Medical dictionary
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