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Foramen of Winslow
Foramen Fo*ra"men, n.; pl. L. Foramina, E. Foramines. [L., fr. forare to bore, pierce.] A small opening, perforation, or orifice; a fenestra. Foramen of Monro (Anat.), the opening from each lateral into the third ventricle of the brain. Foramen of Winslow (Anat.), the opening connecting the sac of the omentum with the general cavity of the peritoneum.

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- anatomy, the omental foramen (epiploic foramen, foramen of Winslow after the anatomist Jacob B. Winslow, or uncommonly aditus; Latin: Foramen epiploi****), is...
- Benignus Winslow in the 18th century. The foramen spinosum is a foramen through the sphenoid bone situated in the middle cranial fossa. It is one of two foramina...
- connected with the lesser sac via the omental foramen, also known as the foramen of Winslow or epiploic foramen, which is anteriorly bounded by the portal...
- omental foramen (previously known as the Foramen of Winslow). In mammals, it is common for the lesser sac to contain considerable amounts of fat. Anterior...
- compartments. One of these the lesser sac is located behind the stomach and joins into the greater sac via the foramen of Winslow. Some of the organs are...
- creation of a portacaval fistula produces an anastomosis between the hepatic portal vein and the inferior vena cava across the omental foramen (of Winslow)....
- question of the sure signs of death. The omental foramen, which he first described, is still known under the alternative name of "Winslow's foramen". Jacob...
- Circle of Willis – arterial circle in base of brain – Dr. Thomas Willis (1621–1675), English physician Foramen of Winslow – Jean-Jacques Bénigne Winslow Duct...
- cord, the foramen magnum. After leaving the skull, the hypoglossal nerve spirals around the vagus nerve and then p****es behind the deep belly of the digastric...
- suffered from a patent foramen ovale, a congenital heart defect that leaves a small hole in the wall separating the left and right atria of the heart. Bruschi...
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