[ UK /mˈiːtəs/ ]
  1. a natural body passageway
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  • Immediately above this is a well-marked horizontal ridge, the conchal crest, for articulation with the inferior nasal concha; still higher is a second broad, shallow depression, which forms part of the middle meatus, and is limited above by a horizontal crest less prominent than the inferior, the ethmoidal crest, for articulation with the middle nasal concha. II. Osteology. 5b. 5. The Palatine Bone
  • The meatus is the opening of the urethra in the top thing on the end, the glans penis. As Husbands Go
  • The ceruminous glands of the external acoustic meatus and the ciliary glands at the margins of the eyelids are modified sudoriferous glands. X. The Organs of the Senses and the Common Integument. 2. The Common Integument
  • Nullus est meatus ad quem non pateat aditus impudicitiae. Anatomy of Melancholy
  • It is administered through bifrontotemporal electrodes, one on each side of the head, placed an inch above the midpoint of an imaginary line joining the outer canthus of the eye and the external auditory meatus. The Neuropsychiatric Guide to Modern Everyday Psychiatry
  • I'd forgotten-the slightest explosion in the external acoustic meatus can induce massive intracranial pressure. THE KILL CLAUSE
  • In some cases the pus escapes into the external auditory meatus by perforating its posterior wall; in others a sinus forms on the inner side of the apex of the mastoid, and the pus burrows in the digastric fossa under the sterno-mastoid -- _Bezold's mastoiditis_. Manual of Surgery Volume Second: Extremities—Head—Neck. Sixth Edition.
  • These may extend to the nasopharynx and they commonly terminate in the area of the external auditory meatus.
  • The corpus spongiosum does not continue the canal of the urethra as far forwards as the usual position of the meatus, but has become defective behind the fraenum praeputii, leaving the canal open at this place. Surgical Anatomy
  • The projection of skin - covered cartilage in front of the meatus of the external ear.
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