Bochdalek, Vincent

(bok′da-lek)

Vincent Alexander Bochdalek, Bohemian anatomist 1810-1883.

foramen of Bochdalek

A fetal diaphragmatic opening that may not close completely. It may become a site for a congenital diaphragmatic hernia.

Bochdalek ganglion

A ganglion within the superior dental plexus.

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