Synonyms

1. double-magnum

noun. a large wine bottle (holds 4/5 of a gallon).

Synonyms

  • wine bottle

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2. 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)

3. magnum

noun. ['ˈmægnəm'] a large wine bottle for liquor or wine.

Etymology

  • magnum (Latin)

Example sentences of the word foramen-magnum


1. Noun Phrase
The foramen magnum is the large hole on the underside of the skull where the spinal cord exits and follows the spinal column.

2. Noun Phrase
In humans, the foramen magnum is positioned centrally, facing directly downwards, which allows the human body to be oriented vertically for bipedalism.

3. Noun Phrase
In chimpanzees and other apes, the foramen magnum is positioned towards the back of the skull with the spinal cord exiting at a slight angle.

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