Medical Definition of Foramen venosum

1. 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. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Foramen Venosum

foramen parietale
foramen petrosum
foramen processus transversi
foramen quadratum
foramen rotundum
foramen sacrale
foramen singulare
foramen sphenopalatinum
foramen spinosum
foramen stylomastoideum
foramen subseptale
foramen supraorbitale
foramen thyroideum
foramen transversarium
foramen venae cavae
foramen venosum (current term)
foramen vertebrale
foramen vertebroarterialis
foramen zygomatico-orbitale
foramen zygomaticofaciale
foramen zygomaticotemporale
foramina alveolaria
foramina nervosa
foramina of the smallest veins of heart
foramina of the venae minimae
foramina palatina minora
foramina papillaria renis
foramina venarum minimarum cordis

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