TITLE

Key-Retzius foramina

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1173
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the medical term "Key-Retzius foramina" is presented. The term refers to passages for cerebrospinal fluid from the fourth ventricle to the subarachnoid space. It was named after Swedish physician Ernst A.H. Key and anatomist Gustav Magnus Retzius. The definition is from the "Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary," published by F.A. Davis Co. The pronunciation of the term is also provided.
ACCESSION #
21233398

 

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