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foramen cecum of frontal bone

 

Definition: blind or cecal foramen of the frontal bone; the blind foramen formed immediately anterior to the crista galli by a notch at the lower end of the frontal crest and its articulation with the ethmoid bone. It is insignificant postnatally, but gives passage to vessels during development.

Synonym(s): foramen cecum ossis frontalisTA, blind foramen of frontal bone, cecal foramen of frontal bone

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