Plural of fornix.

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  • Fornices — Fornix For nix, n.; pl. {Fornices}. [L., an arch.] (Anat.) (a) An arch or fold; as, the fornix, or vault, of the cranium; the fornix, or reflection, of the conjuctiva. (b) Esp., two longitudinal bands of white nervous tissue beneath the lateral… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • fornices — n. arch like formation (Anatomy) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Fornĭces vasculōsi — Fornĭces vasculōsi, s.u. Nieren …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • fornice — {{hw}}{{fornice}}{{/hw}}s. m. (arch.) Apertura sormontata da un arco …   Enciclopedia di italiano

  • Vaginal fornix — Infobox Anatomy Name = Fornix vaginae Latin = GraySubject = 269 GrayPage = 1264 Caption = Human female internal reproductive anatomy Caption2 = Sagittal section of the lower part of a female trunk, right segment. SM. INT. Small intestine. System …   Wikipedia

  • Ocular prosthesis — For the functional replacement or bionic eye, see Visual prosthetic. An ocular prosthesis …   Wikipedia

  • Conjunctivitis — Inflammation of the conjuctivae, the membranes on the inner part of the eyelids and the membranes covering the whites of the eyes. These membranes react to a wide range of bacteria, viruses, allergy provoking agents, irritants and toxic agents.… …   Medical dictionary

  • Ιταλία — Επίσημη ονομασία: Δημοκρατία της Ιταλίας Έκταση: 301.230 τ. χλμ. Πληθυσμός: 56.305.568 (2001) Πρωτεύουσα: Ρώμη (2.459.776 κάτ. το 2001)Κράτος της νότιας Ευρώπης. Συνορεύει στα ΒΔ με τη Γαλλία, στα Β με την Ελβετία και την Αυστρία, στα ΒΑ με τη… …   Dictionary of Greek

  • fórnix — m. anat. Espacio en forma de arco o bóveda, como el fórnix vaginal o faríngeo. Medical Dictionary. 2011. fórnix bóveda de tres pilares; …   Diccionario médico

  • gland — An organized aggregation of cells functioning as a secretory or excretory organ. SYN: glandula (1) [TA]. [L. glans, acorn] accessory g. a small mass of glandular structure, detached from but lying near another and larger g., to which it is… …   Medical dictionary

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