Bochdalek, Vincent

Bochdalek, Vincent

(bok′da-lek)
Vicent Alexander Bochdalek, Bohemian anatomist 1810–1883.

foramen of Bochdalek

A fetal diaphragmatic opening that may not close completely; a site for a congenital diaphragmatic hernia.

Bochdalek's ganglion

A ganglion of the plexus of the dental nerve in the maxilla above the canine tooth.