Medical Definition of Venous foramen

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 Venous Foramen

venostomy
venotomy
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venous-stasis retinopathy
venous angioma
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venous artery
venous blood
venous blood system
venous blood vessel
venous capillary
venous circle of mammary gland
venous congestion
venous cutdown
venous embolism
venous foramen (current term)
venous gangrene
venous grooves
venous heart
venous hum
venous hyperaemia
venous insufficiency
venous lakes
venous ligament
venous murmur
venous plexus
venous plexus of bladder
venous plexus of foramen ovale
venous plexus of hypoglossal canal
venous pressure

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