foramen of Morgagni(redirected from fissure of Morgagni)
foramen of Morgagni(1) A communication in the diaphragm located immediately behind the sternum, which may be a conduit for the superior epigastric arteries, accompanying veins and lymphatics. It is the site of Morgagni’s hernia.
(2) Foramen caecum of tongue (see there); foramen caecum linguae [NA6].
(3) Foramen singulare [NA6], see there.
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