foramen cecum

noun
foramen ce·​cum | \ -ˈsē-kəm How to pronounce foramen cecum (audio) \

Medical Definition of foramen cecum

: a shallow depression in the posterior dorsal midline of the tongue that is the remnant of the more cranial part of the embryonic duct from which the thyroid gland developed

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“Foramen cecum.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/foramen%20cecum. Accessed 10 Apr. 2021.

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