Scarpa's foramen

noun

Medical Definition of Scarpa's foramen

: either of two canals opening into the incisive foramen in the median plane behind the upper incisors and transmitting the nasopalatine nerves

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“Scarpa's foramen.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Scarpa%27s%20foramen. Accessed 18 Jun. 2021.

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