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Related to fornix: corpus callosum, Anterior commissure, Mammillary bodies

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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12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Rochester Medical Corporation (Nasdaq: ROCM) today announced it had reached an agreement with Fornix N.
Amygdala = 1, Fornix = 2, Mammillary Bodies = 3, Hippocampus = 4, Cingulate Cortex = 5.
9) The suggested mechanism for the urine extravasation includes rupture of the calyceal fornix secondary to rapidly increasing intrapelvic pressures, with extravasated urine being re-absorbed by either the venous or lymphatic routes.
The duty Resident doctor, just before application of the drugs, opened the sealed envelope and applied them in posterior fornix of the patients.
Several types of bacteria were isolated with aerobic culture of the conjunctival fornix (Table 3).
Galen now described the corpus callosum, thalamus, septum lucidum (separating the lateral ventricles), and the fornix in the roof of the 4th ventricle--the latter he accepted as the centre of the hegemonikon.
After making an incision in the skin and the abdominal muscle, the uterine cervix was cut away from the vagina fornix.
After placing the hysteroscope into the lower vagina, I guide it into the posterior fornix of the vagina so that I know I'm at the end of the vaginal canal.
18,19) Within the subgroup of conjunctival lymphomas, systemic disease is more common in patients with lymphomas located at an extralimbal site (ie, in the fornix or midbulbar region).
A recent DTI study using quantitative tractography to investigate the integrity of white matter fiber bundles revealed signs of fiber tract degradation, particularly of myelin, in frontal and superior brain regions (frontal forceps, internal and external capsules, fornix, and superior cingulate and longitudinal fasciculi) of alcoholics relative to controls (Pfefferbaum et al.
He added, "Also in Q1, much dedicated time was spent on reaching agreement with Fornix N.
If the folded lens or half of a torn lens is discovered in the upper fornix, the lid is gently massaged while the patient keeps looking downwards.