cell

(redirected from ethmoid air cell)
Also found in: Dictionary, Medical, Legal, Financial, Encyclopedia.
Graphic Thesaurus  🔍
Display ON
Animation ON
Legend
Synonym
Antonym
Related
  • noun

Synonyms for cell

Synonyms for cell

any small compartment

Related Words

a device that delivers an electric current as the result of a chemical reaction

a small unit serving as part of or as the nucleus of a larger political movement

a hand-held mobile radiotelephone for use in an area divided into small sections, each with its own short-range transmitter/receiver

small room in which a monk or nun lives

Synonyms

References in periodicals archive ?
There was no overriding ethmoid air cell in any Onodi cell-negative specimen.
As a result, the ethmoid air cells are rarely limited to the lateral ethmoid masses; they often extend into the turbinates, crista galli and the neighbouring frontal, maxillary, sphenoid and palate bones.
A computed tomography scan showed extension of the nasal mass into the right-sided ethmoid air cells, through the anterior table of the frontal sinus and into the soft tissue without brain or lymph node metastases.
Rennels described as a "poor engineering feature," only a very thin layer of bone--the lamina papyracea, or paper lamina--separates the ethmoid air cells from the posterior orbit.
Mass was removed in toto and complete exenteration of all ethmoid air cells were done.
Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) demonstrated a contrast-enhancing mass within the anterior ethmoid air cells on the left, with a small amount of intracranial extension through the cribriform plate (figure 2).
Superiorly it was involving the ethmoid air cells and was closely adherent to dura; however no dural breach was noted.