foramen cecum

foramen ce·cum -'sē-kəm n a shallow depression in the posterior dorsal midline of the tongue that is the remnant of the more cranial part of the embryonic duct from which the thyroid gland developed

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  • Foramen cecum — (from the Latin meaning blind) can refer to: * Foramen cecum (frontal bone) * Foramen cecum (tongue) * Foramen cecum (medulla oblongata) …   Wikipedia

  • Foramen cecum — akloji anga statusas T sritis gyvūnų raida, augimas, ontogenezė, embriologija atitikmenys: lot. Foramen caecum; Foramen cecum ryšiai: platesnis terminas – skydliaukės išgauba …   Veterinarinės anatomijos, histologijos ir embriologijos terminai

  • Foramen cecum (frontal bone) — Infobox Bone Name = Foramen cecum (frontal bone) Latin = f. caecum ossis frontalis GraySubject = 33 GrayPage = 137 Caption = Frontal bone. Inner surface. ( Foramen caecum visible as black hole near center bottom.) Caption2 = Base of the skull.… …   Wikipedia

  • Foramen cecum (tongue) — Infobox Anatomy Name = PAGENAME Latin = f. caecum linguae GraySubject = 242 GrayPage = 1125 Caption = The entrance to the larynx, viewed from behind. Caption2 = The mouth cavity. The cheeks have been slit transversely and the tongue pulled… …   Wikipedia

  • Foramen cecum (medulla oblongata) — Infobox Anatomy Name = PAGENAME Latin = f. caecum medullae oblongatae GraySubject = 187 GrayPage = 767 Caption = Caption2 = System = MeshName = MeshNumber = DorlandsPre = f 12 DorlandsSuf = 12372861 The anterior median fissure of the medulla… …   Wikipedia

  • foramen cecum of medulla oblongata — foramen caecum medullae oblongatae …   Medical dictionary

  • foramen cecum of frontal bone — f. caecum ossis frontalis …   Medical dictionary

  • foramen cecum of tongue — 1. f. caecum linguae …   Medical dictionary

  • Foramen magnum — Bone: Foramen magnum Occipital bone. Inner surface. Gray s subject #31 129 …   Wikipedia

  • Foramen caecum — akloji anga statusas T sritis gyvūnų raida, augimas, ontogenezė, embriologija atitikmenys: lot. Foramen caecum; Foramen cecum ryšiai: platesnis terminas – skydliaukės išgauba …   Veterinarinės anatomijos, histologijos ir embriologijos terminai

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