Medical Dictionary

foramen rotundum

noun foramen ro·tun·dum \-rō-ˈtən-dəm\

Medical Definition of FORAMEN ROTUNDUM

:  a circular aperture in the anterior and medial part of the greater wing of the sphenoid that gives passage to the maxillary nerve


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