paranasal sinus

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Synonyms for paranasal sinus

any of the paired sinuses in the bones of the face adjacent to the nasal cavity that are lined with mucous membrane that is continuous with the lining of the nasal cavities

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warned, that surgery in this area should always be done under consideration of the sphenoid air sinus pneumatization, in order to avoid damage of the optic nerve and internal carotid artery.
Few studies have classified the sphenoid air sinus (Wang et al.
The air sinus is often described as an asymmetrical pair (Anusha et al.
Only one study analyzed the sphenoid air sinus utilizing three dimensional reconstructed images (Li et al.
A 3D model of the sphenoid air sinus bilaterally and unilaterally was reconstructed.
1 % the right sphenoid air sinus was present; with (254/ 276) 92 % males, (188/204) 92.
The weight penetrated his left eye, smashing the socket before lodging in an air sinus.