lateral fornix

lateral fornix
pars lateralis fornicis vaginae.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • Fornix — For nix, n.; pl. {Fornices}. [L., an arch.] (Anat.) (a) An arch or fold; as, the fornix, or vault, of the cranium; the fornix, or reflection, of the conjuctiva. (b) Esp., two longitudinal bands of white nervous tissue beneath the lateral… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Fornix — In anatomy, a vaultlike or arched structure. Fornix is the Latin word for vault or arch. The fornix in the brain is a fibrous arching band connecting the two lobes of the cerebrum. The fornix of the conjunctivae refers to loose arching folds… …   Medical dictionary

  • Fornix of brain — Infobox Brain Name = PAGENAME Latin = GraySubject = 189 GrayPage = 838 Caption = Diagram of the fornix. Right=anterior Caption2 = Scheme of rhinencephalon. IsPartOf = Components = Artery = Vein = BrainInfoType = hier BrainInfoNumber = 250… …   Wikipedia

  • Fornix vaginae — The fornix of the vagina refers to the anterior (front) and posterior (back) recesses into which the upper vagina is divided. These vaultlike recesses are formed by protrusion of the cervix into the vagina. The fornix vaginae is also known as the …   Medical dictionary

  • fornix — n.; pl. fornices [L. fornix, vault] 1. An arch or fold. 2. (ARTHROPODA: Crustacea) A ridge in the lateral part of the cephalon above insertion of antennal muscles in water fleas. 3. (MOLLUSCA: Bivalvia) The cavity on the inside under the hinge;… …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • fornix — (Order Cladocera): Ridge in lateral part of cephalon above insertion of antennal muscles [McLaughlin, 1980]. (Order Cladocera): Ridge like extension of each side of head; may merge with rostrum to form ventrally directed, beak like structure.… …   Crustacea glossary

  • Vaginal fornix — Infobox Anatomy Name = Fornix vaginae Latin = GraySubject = 269 GrayPage = 1264 Caption = Human female internal reproductive anatomy Caption2 = Sagittal section of the lower part of a female trunk, right segment. SM. INT. Small intestine. System …   Wikipedia

  • Crus of fornix — Brain: Crus of fornix Diagram of the fornix. Tela chorioidea of the third ventricle, and the c …   Wikipedia

  • Commissure of fornix — Brain: Commissure of fornix Diagram of the fornix. (hippocampal commissure labeled at center left.) Latin commissura fornicis, commissura hippocampi Gray s …   Wikipedia

  • Columns of fornix — Brain: Columns of fornix Diagram of the fornix. Latin columna fornicis Gray s subject #189 838 …   Wikipedia

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