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  • as inhole
  • as inpore

synonyms for foramen

  • break
  • crack
  • crater
  • cut
  • dent
  • gap
  • mouth
  • pit
  • pocket
  • tunnel
  • void
  • window
  • aperture
  • breach
  • burrow
  • cave
  • cavern
  • cavity
  • chamber
  • chasm
  • chink
  • cistern
  • cleft
  • cranny
  • den
  • depression
  • dimple
  • dip
  • excavation
  • eyelet
  • fissure
  • fracture
  • gash
  • gorge
  • hollow
  • hovel
  • keyhole
  • lacuna
  • lair
  • leak
  • nest
  • niche
  • nick
  • notch
  • orifice
  • outlet
  • passage
  • peephole
  • perforation
  • pockmark
  • puncture
  • rent
  • retreat
  • scoop
  • shaft
  • shelter
  • split
  • tear
  • vacuity
  • vent
  • opening
  • orifice
  • outlet
  • stoma
  • vesicle
  • sweat gland

antonyms for foramen

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  • mountain
  • closing
  • closure
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    How to use foramen in a sentence

    It is remarkable that neither of these observers should have noticed the foramen in the testa.
    NARRATIVE OF A SURVEY OF THE INTERTROPICAL AND WESTERN COASTS OF AUSTRALIA] [VOLUME 2 OF 2]PHILLIP PARKER KING
    In Eutamias townsendii, however, the infraorbital foramen is rounded as much as in the subgenus Eutamias and in the genus Tamias.
    GENERA AND SUBGENERA OF CHIPMUNKSJOHN A. WHITE
    The foramen magnum, occipital condyles, and exoccipitals show no unusual features.
    SYSTEMATIC STATUS OF A SOUTH AMERICAN FROG, ALLOPHRYNE RUTHVENI GAIGEJOHN D. LYNCH
    The ductus arteriosus closes up about the same time as the foramen ovale.
    THE MATRON'S MANUAL OF MIDWIFERY, AND THE DISEASES OF WOMEN DURING PREGNANCY AND IN CHILDBEDFREDERICK HOLLICK
    This is owing to the foramen ovale being very open and closing slowly.
    THE MATRON'S MANUAL OF MIDWIFERY, AND THE DISEASES OF WOMEN DURING PREGNANCY AND IN CHILDBEDFREDERICK HOLLICK
    Probably not; and more especially if it is a lumbar artery, and injured in the foramen through which it passes from the vertebra.
    REPORT ON SURGERY TO THE SANTA CLARA COUNTY MEDICAL SOCIETYJOSEPH BRADFORD COX
    It is formed from two centres, each of which is originally a ring round the carotid foramen.
    FORM AND FUNCTIONE. S. (EDWARD STUART) RUSSELL
    The three component bones meet in the circular pneumatic foramen in the middle of the under side of the distal carpal.
    DRAGONS OF THE AIRH. G. SEELEY
    A small foramen exists at the mid-length of the tibio-fibula.
    NEOTROPICAL HYLID FROGS, GENUS SMILISCAWILLIAM E. DUELLMAN
    Foramen single, alternating above and below in adjoining partitions.
    THE DIATOMACEAE OF PHILADELPHIA AND VICINITYCHARLES SUMNER BOYER
    SYNONYM OF THE DAY
    OCTOBER 26, 1985
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    capacitor

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