Foramen

Foramen

(Science: anatomy) a small opening, perforation, or orifice; a fenestra.

foramen of Monro, the opening connecting the sac of the omentum with the general cavity of the peritoneum.

Origin: L, fr. Forare to bore, pierce.

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