Medical Definition of Pleuroperitoneal foramen

1. A median pit on the dorsum of the posterior part of the tongue, from which the limbs of a V-shaped furrow run forward and outward; it is the site of origin of the thyroid gland and subsequent thyroglossal duct in the embryo. Synonym: foramen caecum linguae, blind foramen of the tongue, caecal foramen of the tongue, Morgagni's foramen, pleuroperitoneal foramen. (05 Mar 2000)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pleuroperitoneal Foramen

pleuron
pleuronectoid
pleuropericardial
pleuropericardial canals
pleuropericardial fold
pleuropericardial hiatus
pleuropericardial membrane
pleuropericardial murmur
pleuropericarditis
pleuroperipneumonies
pleuroperipneumony
pleuroperitoneal
pleuroperitoneal canal
pleuroperitoneal cavity
pleuroperitoneal fold
pleuroperitoneal foramen (current term)
pleuroperitoneal hiatus
pleuroperitoneal membrane
pleuroperitoneum
pleuropneumonia
pleuropneumonia-like organisms
pleuropneumonia like organism
pleuropneumonialike organism
pleuropneumonias
pleuroptera
pleuropulmonary
pleuroscopy
pleurosigma
pleurostea
pleurosteon

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