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Synonyms for foramen

a natural opening or perforation through a bone or a membranous structure

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Incidence and size of patent foramen ovale during the first 10 decades of life: an autopsy study of 965 normal hearts.
Then, a parallel line to the dental contact point of premolars was designed and then the distance between the mental foramen and this parallel line was measured.
Prothrombin G20210A mutation, but not factor V Leiden, is a risk factor in patients with persistent foramen ovale and otherwise unexplained cerebral ischemia.
Patent foramen ovale closure and medical treatments for secondary stroke prevention: a systematic review of observational and randomized evidence.
sup][12] In brief, the diameter of the foramina and the distance from the foramen to the cementoenamel junction (CEJ-F), and to the alveolar crest (AC-F), were recorded [Figure 1]a.
However, when you look at the full range of diversity across mammals, the evidence is compelling that bipedalism and a forward-shifted foramen magnum go hand-in-hand.
In contrast, subdural hemorrhage in the retroclival region has an adult predilection and, lacking such ligamentous constraint, can dissect both posteriorly at the foramen magnum as well as inferiorly into the spinal sub-dural space.
30 to 40% of cerebrovascular diseases are of unknown or cryptogenic origin; they may be related to patent foramen ovale (PFO) with a prevalence of 12 to 30%.
Major foramen is used as a reference point because it can be determined by direct inspection which eliminates the requirement of the tooth to be grinded to visualize the tip of the instrument used for working length determination.
Foramen infraorbitario a la punta del craneo (FIPC): Distancia comprendida desde el borde caudal del foramen infraorbitario a la punta del craneo (Fig.
Objective: The annual rate of percutaneous transcatheter closure of atrial septal defects (ASDs) and patent foramen ovales (PFO) has markedly increased in the United States over the past decade.
The Foramen Tympanicum (FT), or the foramen of Huschke, is a non-metric trait in the tympanic portion of the temporal bone and may remain throughout life.