ethmoid

NOUN
  1. one of the eight bones of the cranium; a small bone filled with air spaces that forms part of the eye sockets and the nasal cavity
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How To Use ethmoid In A Sentence

  • In some cases the air cell opens on this surface of the bone and then communicates with the posterior ethmoidal cells. II. Osteology. 5b. 5. The Palatine Bone
  • He completely exenterates the ethmoid labyrinth.
  • The ethmoid sinuses which are right along the side of your nose and the maxillary sinuses in your cheek. CNN Transcript Mar 20, 2007
  • Its accuracy, however, is questionable in suspected ethmoid, frontal, or sphenoid involvement.
  • Olfactory nerve fibers enter the cranial cavity through foramina in the cribriform plate of the ethmoid bone and synapse on neurons in the olfactory bulb.
  • Although squamous cell carcinoma is the most common paranasal tumour, adenocarcinoma is the most common ethmoidal sinus tumour.
  • In mammals, the ethmoid ossifies to form the turbinals, convoluted bones in the nasal cavity that are covered by olfactory sense organs.
  • The median part of the ethmoidal plate forms the bony and cartilaginous parts of the nasal septum. II. Osteology. 1. Development of the Skeleton
  • Again, a line drawn through the axis of the face, between the bones called ethmoid and vomer — the “basifacial axis” (‘f e’.) forms an exceedingly obtuse angle, where, when produced, it cuts the ‘basicranial axis.’ Essays
  • Again, a line drawn through the axis of the face, between the bones called ethmoid and vomer -- the "basifacial axis" ( 'f Lectures and Essays
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