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foramina


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Foramen  \Fo*ra"men\,  n.;  pl  L.  {Foramina},  E.  {Foramines}.  [L., 
  fr  forare  to  bore,  pierce.] 
  A  small  opening,  perforation,  or  orifice;  a  fenestra. 
 
  {Foramen  of  Monro}  (Anat.),  the  opening  from  each  lateral 
  into  the  third  ventricle  of  the  brain. 
 
  {Foramen  of  Winslow}  (Anat.),  the  opening  connecting  the  sac 
  of  the  omentum  with  the  general  cavity  of  the  peritoneum. 




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