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Medical Term:

Morgagni foramen

Pronunciation: mor-gah'nye


congenital defect in the fusion of sternal and costal elements of the diaphragmatic anlage that is the site of a retrosternal hernia.

Synonym(s): foramen cecum of tongue

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