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Medical Term:

foramen caecum medullae oblongatae

 

Definition: a small triangular depression at the lower boundary of the pons between the pyramid that marks the upper limit of the anterior median fissure of the medulla oblongata.

Synonym(s): foramen caecum posterius, Vicq d'Azyr foramen

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