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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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3) The most common location is the palate, generally in the area of the greater palatine foramen.
1] The most common location of adenoid cystic carcinoma is the posterior hard palate, generally in the area of the greater palatine foramen.