foramen

noun fo·ra·men \ fə-ˈrā-mən \
Updated on: 13 Apr 2018

Definition of foramen

plural foramina play \fə-ˈra-mə-nə\ or foramens play \fə-ˈrā-mənz\
: a small opening, perforation, or orifice : fenestra

foraminal

play \fə-ˈra-mə-nᵊl\ or foraminous play \fə-ˈra-mə-nəs\ adjective

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Origin and Etymology of foramen

Latin foramin-, foramen, from forare to bore — more at bore


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foramen

noun fo·ra·men \ fə-ˈrā-mən \

medical Definition of foramen

plural foramina play \-ˈram-ə-nə\ or foramens play \-ˈrā-mənz\
: a small opening, perforation, or orifice : fenestra 1

foraminal

play \fə-ˈram-ən-ᵊl\ adjective

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