foramen spinosum

noun
foramen spin·​o·​sum | \ -spin-ˈō-səm How to pronounce foramen spinosum (audio) \

Medical Definition of foramen spinosum

: an aperture in the greater wing of the sphenoid that gives passage to the middle meningeal artery

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“Foramen spinosum.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/foramen%20spinosum. Accessed 3 Dec. 2020.

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