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fornix

[′fȯr‚niks]
(anatomy)
A structure that is folded or arched.
(botany)
A small scale, especially in the corolla tube of some plants.

fornix

In ancient Roman construction, a vaulted surface.
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Several types of bacteria were isolated with aerobic culture of the conjunctival fornix (Table 3).
Values for the PRTT test when used in the lower conjunctival fornix have been published for Amazon parrots (Amazona species) (12.
Eye examinations showed thin, white nematode(s) on the conjunctival fornix of the affected eye.