sphenopalatine foramen

noun

Medical Definition of sphenopalatine foramen

: a foramen between the sphenoidal and orbital parts of the vertical plate of the palatine bone also : a deep notch between these parts that by articulation with the sphenoid bone is converted into a foramen

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“Sphenopalatine foramen.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/sphenopalatine%20foramen. Accessed 20 Jun. 2021.

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