Posterior ethmoidal foramen

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Posterior ethmoidal foramen
Foramen ethmoidale posterius.PNG
Base of the skull. Upper surface. (On the left, "Posterior ethmoidal foramen" is the 9thlabel from the right.
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Latin foramen ethmoidale posterius
TA A02.1.00.080
FMA 53136
Anatomical terms of bone

Lateral to either olfactory groove are the internal openings of the anterior and posterior ethmoidal foramina (or canals).

The posterior ethmoidal foramen opens at the back part of this margin under cover of the projecting lamina of the sphenoid, and transmits the posterior ethmoidal vessels and nerve.

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