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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. -2014 Curator. Hymenoptera Anatomy Ontology.
Comments and tags
comment added over 7 years ago by Matt Yoder
Should we take the definition of flybase over? FBbt:00004478
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comment added almost 7 years ago by Istvan Miko
Great idae! Have your read the definition in flybase?
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comment added almost 7 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 over 7 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 almost 7 years ago by Istvan Miko
The anatomical space that is located where appendages and/or tagmata articulate on the body.
  Reference: Miko, I. 2009. -2014 Curator. Hymenoptera Anatomy Ontology.
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alternative definition added almost 7 years ago by Matthew Bertone
The anatomical space that is located where appendages and/or tagmata articulate on the body.
  Reference: Miko, I. 2009. -2014 Curator. Hymenoptera Anatomy Ontology.
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alternative definition added about 11 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.
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