ethmoid sinus

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Synonyms for ethmoid sinus

a sinus of the meatuses of the nasal cavity (behind the bridge of the nose)

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During the age of 2 to 6 years anterior ethmoidal cells migrate to frontal bone and become frontal (fronto-ethmoidal) cells.
Trauma to the middle turbinate was seen in 5 cases while in 4 cases there was accidental entry into anterior ethmoidal cells.
Occasionally the anterior ethmoidal cells were opened accidentally and further damage was avoided by restricting surgery limited to the lacrimal sac region.
9) have defined the osteomeatal complex as a complex including the maxillary sinus ostium, ethmoid infundibulum and middle meatus; in other words, as the final site of drainage from the frontal and maxillary sinuses and anterior ethmoidal cells.
Agger nasi cells, the most constant ethmoidal air cells, lie below the frontal sinus, inferolateral to the lacrimal sinus, and represent pneumatization of the lacrimal bone by extension of the anterior ethmoidal cells (12).
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