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Foramen

Definition noun, plural: foramina, foramens Any opening or perforation, orifice or fenestra, especially through a bone, and... Read More

Foramen magnum

Definition noun A large opening in the anterior inferior portion of occipital bone in the cranium that serves an outlet of... Read More

Foramen opticum

Foramen opticum --> optic canal The short canal through the lesser wing of the sphenoid bone at the apex of the orbit... Read More

Canaliculus innominatus

Canaliculus innominatus --> petrosal foramen An occasional opening in the greater wing of the sphenoid bone, between the... Read More

Coccygeal spinal nerve

Definition noun, plural: coccygeal spinal nerves Any of the pair of nerves that emerge from the coccygeal region of the... Read More

Vertebra

Definition noun, plural: vertebrae, vertebras Any of the irregular bony structure with some hyaline cartilage that make up... Read More

Nutrient

Definition noun, plural: nutrients Food, or any nourishing substance assimilated by an organism, and required for growth,... Read More

Joints of pelvic girdle

The joints of pelvic girdle, in anatomy, are the joints that unite the sacrum and the two hip bones, forming the pelvic... Read More

Anterior primary division

Anterior primary division --> ventral primary ramus of spinal nerve (Science: anatomy, nerve) The larger,... Read More

Incisura vertebralis

Incisura vertebralis --> vertebral notch One of the two concavities above (superior) and below (inferior) the pedicle of... Read More

Bursa omentalis

Bursa omentalis --> omental bursa (Science: anatomy) An isolated portion of the peritoneal cavity lying dorsal to the... Read More

Pars basilaris ossis occipitalis

pars basilaris ossis occipitalis --> basilar part of the occipital bone The part of the occipital bone that lies anterior to... Read More

Basilar process of occipital bone

Basilar process of occipital bone --> basilar part of the occipital bone The part of the occipital bone that lies anterior... Read More

Superior thalamostriate vein

superior thalamostriate vein (Science: anatomy, vein) A long vein passing forward in the groove between the thalamus and... Read More

Cisterna ambiens

Definition noun Latin term for ambient cistern, a cistern of the subarachnoid space between the posterior end of the corpus... Read More

Ventral primary ramus of spinal nerve

ventral primary ramus of spinal nerve (Science: anatomy, nerve) The larger, anterolaterally-directed major terminal branch... Read More

Arcus vertebrae

Arcus vertebrae --> vertebral arch The posterior projection from the body of a vertebra that encloses the vertebral foramen;... Read More

Apertura mediana ventriculi quarti

Apertura mediana ventriculi quarti median aperture of fourth ventricle: a deficiency in the lower portion of the roof of the... Read More

Spinal nerve

Definition noun, plural: spinal nerves Any of the pairs of nerves emerging from the spinal cord, where each pair is attached... Read More

Basilar apophysis

Basilar apophysis --> basilar part of the occipital bone The part of the occipital bone that lies anterior to the foramen... Read More