\fˈɔːɹe͡ɪmˌɛn kˈiːkəm], \fˈɔːɹeɪmˌɛn kˈiːkəm], \f_ˈɔː_ɹ_eɪ_m_ˌɛ_n k_ˈiː_k_ə_m]\
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Blind foramen; (1) a foramen in the suture between the forepart of the ethmoid bone and the frontal, sometimes transmitting a small vein from the nose to the longitudinal sinus; (2) The upper termination of the anterior median fissure of the medulla oblongata where it meets the transvere groove between the medulla and the pons; (3) The opening of the ductus lingualis at the apex of the sulcus terminalis on the dorsum of the tongue; (4) A small pit on the posterior wall of the pharynx in the middle line.
By Stedman, Thomas Lathrop
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