conjunctival fornix(redirected from conjunctival cul-de-sac)
the space formed by the junction of the bulbar and palpebral portions of the conjunctiva, that of the upper lid being the superior conjunctival fornix [TA] (fornix conjunctivae superior [TA]) and that of the lower lid, the inferior conjunctival fornix [TA] (fornix conjunctivae inferior [TA]).
pl. fornices [L.] an archlike structure or the vaultlike space created by such a structure.
either of a pair of arched fiber tracts that unite under the corpus callosum, so that together they comprise two columns, a body, and two crura.
line of reflexion of the conjunctiva from the eyelid to the eyeball.
a thick bundle of nerve fibers leaving the hippocampus to enter the hypothalamus, terminating in the mamillary body.
see cerebral fornix (above).
the annular recess around the outside of the cervix.