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fornix

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noun for·nix \ˈfȯr-niks\

Medical Definition of fornix

plural for·ni·ces \-nə-ˌsēz\play

  1. :  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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