foramen

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foramen

a natural hole, esp one in a bone through which nerves and blood vessels pass

foramen

[fə′rā·mən]
(biology)
A small opening, orifice, pore, or perforation.
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5mm of the apical foramen in different clinical conditions using the Root ZX [Ounsi and Naaman, 1999].
The accuracy of an EAL is routinely assessed by measuring the distance from the file tip to three different reference points; apical foramen, apical constriction or radiographic apex.