Foramen cecum (medulla oblongata)

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Foramen cecum (medulla oblongata)
Latin f. caecum medullae oblongatae
Gray's p.767
Anatomical terminology

The anterior median fissure of the medulla oblongata contains a fold of pia mater, and extends along the entire length of the medulla oblongata: it ends at the lower border of the pons in a small triangular expansion, termed the foramen cecum (or foramen caecum).

This article incorporates text from a public domain edition of Gray's Anatomy.