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Definitions of FORNIX
- 2010 - New Age Dictionary Database
- 1913 - Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
- 1920 - A practical medical dictionary.
- 1898 - Warner's pocket medical dictionary of today.
- 1914 - Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language
- 1920 - A dictionary of scientific terms.
- 1846 - Medical lexicon: a dictionary of medical science
- 1898 - American pocket medical dictionary
- 1871 - The Cabinet Dictionary of the English Language
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By Oddity Software
By Noah Webster.
1. A paired structure of the brain, made up chiefly of longitudinally directed white fibers, lying beneath the corpus callosum and just above the tela chorioidea of the third ventricle; the striae of the two sides are fused in the middle portion to form the triangular body which is also adherent to the corpus callosum above; the paired portion anterior to the body is called the columna (anterior pillar), the posterior paired portion the crus (posterior pillar). 2. A vault-like space.
By Stedman, Thomas Lathrop
By William R. Warner
By Nuttall, P.Austin.
By Henderson, I. F.; Henderson, W. D.
A medullary body in the brain, below the corpus callosum and above the middle ventricle, on the median line. This body, which is curved upon itself, terminates anteriorly by a prolongation, which constitutes its anterior pillar, Crus seu Columna fornicis, (F.) Pilier anterieur, and posteriorly by two similar prolongations, called posterior pillars or crura. See Achicolum, and Vault.
By Robley Dunglison
By Willam Alexander Newman Dorland