Definition of Foramen in English :

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Foramen meaning in English

Meaning of Foramen in English

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1. foramen, hiatus

a natural opening or perforation through a bone or a membranous structure

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noun plural -ramina (-ˈræmɪnə) or -ramens
a natural hole, esp one in a bone through which nerves and blood vessels pass

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nounWord forms: plural foˈramina (foʊˈræmɪnə ; fōramˈinə; fəˈræmənə ; fəramˈənə) or foˈramens
a small opening or perforation, esp. in a bone or in a plant ovule

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n. pl. fo·ram·i·na (-rămə-nə) or fo·ra·mens
An opening or orifice, as in a bone or in the covering of the ovule of a plant.

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