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Synonyms for bulla

(pathology) an elevation of the skin filled with serous fluid

the round leaden seal affixed to a papal bull

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* After the procedure, the findings were noted mainly under six topics, namely septal deviation, polyp/mucosal oedema, inferior turbinate, middle turbinate variations, enlarged bulla ethmoidalis and accessory ostium.
Haller cells are located below the bulla ethmoidalis and extend beneath the floor of the orbit (Figs 4 and 5).
The dissection performed on five cadaveric samples returned the average fracture force for three selected areas; Bulla Ethmoidalis, Middle Turbinate and Medial Wall of Maxillary sinus, which presented values of 9.17N ([+ or -]2.40N), 18.6N ([+ or -]5.15N) and 21.37N ([+ or -]5.89N) respectively.
The parameters correlated in our study include middle turbinate, middle meatus, bulla ethmoidalis, hiatus semilunaris, frontal recess and sphenoethmoid recess.
The maxillary ostium was visualized with a 30[degrees] endoscope, usually anteroinferiorly to the bulla ethmoidalis in the hiatus semilunaris.
Bulla Ethmoidalis: We defined a hypoplastic bulla as one in which the distance between the lateral surface of the middle turbinate and summit of bulla was more than 4 to 5 millimeters.