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1. foramen

noun. ['fɝˈeɪmən'] a natural opening or perforation through a bone or a membranous structure.

Synonyms

  • foramen magnum
  • interventricular foramen
  • foramen of Monro
  • hiatus
  • gap
  • opening

Antonyms

  • natural object
  • finish
  • closing

Etymology

  • foramen (Latin)
  • foro (Latin)

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Example sentences of the word foramen


1. Noun, plural
The condition is due to a narrowing of the foramen, resulting in eventual nerve compression.

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