|the large opening at the base of the skull through which the spinal cord passes|
|[New Latin: large hole]|
|a calculus or concretion found in the stomach or intestines of certain animals, esp. ruminants, formerly reputed to be an effective remedy for poison.|
|a stew of meat, vegetables, potatoes, etc.|
foramen magnum foramen mag·num (māg'nəm)
See great foramen.