Sentence Examples


  • Most of these extend through narrow apertures foramina pneumatica - into the hollow bones, sometimes, e.g.
  • A single pair, which may pass through foramina ("opesiules") in the cryptocyst to reach their insertion.
  • They are small rat-like rodents, with one pair of upper premolars, which are mere pins, as is the last molar, and the two pairs of limbs of normal length, with the metatarsals separate; the infra-orbital opening in the skull being triangular and widest below, while the incisive foramina in the palate are elongated.
  • Foramina by which the optic, trigeminal and portio dura, and abducens nerves leave the skull.
  • The incisive foramina are large and usually confluent; the bony palate is very narrow from before backwards; there is no alisphenoid canal; the fibula is welded to the tibia, and articulates with the calcaneum; and the testes are permanently external.