Medical Definition of Lacerated foramen

1. An irregular aperture, filled with cartilage (basilar cartilage) in the living, located between the apex of the petrous part of the temporal bone, the body of the sphenoid, and the basilar part of the occipital bones. Several structures pass along the margins of the foramen in a nearly horizontal direction but no structures pass through vertically. Synonym: foramen lacerum medium, lacerated foramen, sphenotic foramen. (05 Mar 2000)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Lacerated Foramen

laced
laced-up
laceless
lacelike
lacemaker
lacemakers
lacemaking
laceman
lacemen
lacepod
lacer
lacerable
lacerant
lacerate
lacerated
lacerated foramen (current term)
lacerater
laceraters
lacerates
lacerating
laceratingly
laceration
lacerations
lacerative
laceries
lacers
lacert
lacerta
lacertian
lacertid

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