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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Braincase width (BCW), 19.8 mm; nasal length (NL), 16.4 mm; postorbital width (POW), 11.4 mm; greatest length of right posterior palatine foramen (PPF), 6 mm; rostral width (RW), 11.2 mm and skull height (SH), 11.6 mm.
Wormald, "Pterygopalatine fossa infiltration through the greater palatine foramen: where to bend the needle," The Laryngoscope, vol.
Ventral view of the skull of female blackbuck showing foramen magnum (a), occipital condyle (b), paracondylar process (c), jugular foramen (d), tympanic bulla (e), muscular process (f), temporal fossa (g), zygomatic arch (h), spehno-palatine foramen (i), horizontal plate of palatine bone (j), palatine process of maxilla (k), palatine process of incisive bone (l), palatine fissure (m), incisive bone (n), incisive fissure (o), major palatine foramen (p), maxilla (q), vomer (r), pterygoid (s), oval foramen (t).