Medical Definition of Foramen mastoideum

1. An opening at the posterior portion of the mastoid process, transmitting the mastoid branch of the occipital artery to the dura and an emissary vein to the sigmoid sinus. Synonym: foramen mastoideum. (05 Mar 2000)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Foramen Mastoideum

foramen ethmoidale
foramen frontale
foramen incisivum
foramen infraorbitale
foramen interventriculare
foramen intervertebrale
foramen ischiadicum
foramen jugulare
foramen lacerum
foramen lacerum anterius
foramen lacerum medium
foramen lacerum posterius
foramen lateralis ventriculi quarti
foramen magnum
foramen mandibulae
foramen mastoideum (current term)
foramen mentale
foramen nutricium
foramen of Arnold
foramen of Key-Retzius
foramen of Luschka
foramen of Monro
foramen of transverse process
foramen of vena cava
foramen omentale
foramen opticum
foramen ovale
foramen ovales
foramen palatinum majus

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