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mx id: 527 | OBO id: HAO:0000345 | URI: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/HAO_0000345
foramen
Defined (both definition and relationships must be met)
Definition:
The anatomical space that is surrounded by sclerites and allows for the passage of haemolymph, nerves and tracheae.
written by: Bertone, M. A. 2009. HAO Curator..

Relationships / properties:
The foramen is a anatomical space.

Label usage (sensu)
foramen by Miko, I. 2009. -2019 Curator. Hymenoptera Anatomy Ontology.
foramen by Ronquist, F., and G. Nordlander. 1989. Skeletal morphology of an archaic cynipoid, Ibalia rufipes (Hymenoptera: Ibaliidae). Entomologica Scandinavica, Supplement 33:1-60.
Comments and tags
comment added over 10 years ago by Matt Yoder
Should we take the definition of flybase over? FBbt:00004478
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comment added about 10 years ago by Istvan Miko
Great idae! Have your read the definition in flybase?
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comment added about 10 years ago by Istvan Miko
Do we need foramen? If we define it based on Gibson 1998 and Ronquist and Nordlander 1989, than the oral foramen is NOT a foramen. Insetad, we should define all foramina as is_a anatomical space. He?
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alternative definition added almost 11 years ago by Istvan Miko
Any opening in a body wall through which organs pass from one region to another.
  Reference: Gibson , G. A. P., J. D. Read , and R. Fairchild. 1998. Chalcid wasps (Chalcidoidea): illustrated glossary of positional and morphological terms ..
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alternative definition added about 10 years ago by Istvan Miko
The anatomical space that is located where appendages and/or tagmata articulate on the body.
  Reference: Miko, I. 2009. -2019 Curator. Hymenoptera Anatomy Ontology.
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alternative definition added almost 10 years ago by Matthew Bertone
The anatomical space that is located where appendages and/or tagmata articulate on the body.
  Reference: Miko, I. 2009. -2019 Curator. Hymenoptera Anatomy Ontology.
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alternative definition added about 14 years ago by Andy Deans
a hole in a sclerite allowing for the passage of internal organs into an adjacent body region
  Reference: Ronquist, F., and G. Nordlander. 1989. Skeletal morphology of an archaic cynipoid, Ibalia rufipes (Hymenoptera: Ibaliidae). Entomologica Scandinavica, Supplement 33:1-60.
  Cross reference: None provided.


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