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, pl.


(fō-rā'men, fō-ram'i-nă), [TA]
An aperture or perforation through a bone or a membranous structure.
Synonym(s): trema (1)
[L. an aperture, fr. foro, to pierce]


(1) Foramen. 
(2) Vulva [NA6].
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