Stuck on a problem? Get great tutoring at an affordable price with Chegg. Click here to join and get your 1st 30 minutes Free!

Emissary sphenoidal foramen

From Biology-Online Dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search

Emissary sphenoidal foramen --> foramen venosum

(Science: anatomy) a minute inconstant foramen in the greater wing of the sphenoid bone, anterior and medial to the foramen ovale, transmitting a small emissary vein from the cavernous sinus.

Synonym: emissary sphenoidal foramen, venous foramen, Vesalius' foramen.