Origin of fornix
New Latin, from Latin
First Known Use: 1681
Medical Definition of fornix
plural for·ni·ces \-nə-ˌsēz\play
: an anatomical arch or fold: asa: the vault of the craniumb: the part of the conjunctiva overlying the corneac: a body of nerve fibers lying beneath the corpus callosum with which they are continuous posteriorly and serving to integrate the hippocampus with other parts of the braind: the vaulted upper part of the vagina surrounding the uterine cervixe: the fundus of the stomachf: the vault of the pharynx
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