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foramen

An opening in a bone (e.g. skull or spine) through which nerves (e.g. cranial nerves or spinal nerve roots/nerve sheaths, respectively) and blood vessels pass. 

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Related Words
cranial nerves  ;  nerve root  ;  nerve sheath  ;  spine