Definition of Ethmoid. Meaning of Ethmoid. Synonyms of Ethmoid

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Definition of Ethmoid

Ethmoid
Ethmoid Eth"moid, Ethmoidal Eth*moid"al, a. [Gr. ? like a sieve; ? sieve + ? from: cf. F. ethmo["i]de, ethmo["i]dal.] (Anat.) (a) Like a sieve; cribriform. (b) Pertaining to, or in the region of, the ethmoid bone. Ethmoid bone (Anat.), a bone of complicated structure through which the olfactory nerves pass out of the cranium and over which they are largely distributed.
Ethmoid
Ethmoid Eth"moid . (Anat.) The ethmoid bone.

Meaning of Ethmoid from wikipedia

- The ethmoid bone (/ˈɛθmɔɪd/; from Gr**** ethmos, "sieve") is an unpaired bone in the skull that separates the nasal cavity from the brain. It is located...
- The ethmoid sinuses or ethmoid air cells of the ethmoid bone are one of the four paired paranasal sinuses. The cells are variable in both size and number...
- The ethmoid bulla (or ethmoidal bulla) is an elevation on the lateral wall of the middle meatus of the nose. It is produced by middle ethmoidal cells...
- In the ethmoid bone, a sickle shaped projection, the uncinate process, projects posteroinferiorly from the ethmoid labyrinth. Between the posterior edge...
- Ethmoid hematoma is a progressive and locally destructive disease of horses. It is indicated by a m**** in the paranasal sinuses that resembles a tumor...
- medially which, along with the lacrimal and ethmoid bones, forms the medial wall of the orbital canal. The ethmoid air cells are extremely thin, and form a...
- cribriform plate, horizontal lamina or lamina cribrosa is part of the ethmoid bone. It is received into the ethmoidal notch of the frontal bone and roofs...
- The back part of the medial surface of the labyrinth of ethmoid is subdivided by a narrow oblique fissure, the superior meatus of the nose, bounded above...
- gives branches which supply the frontal sinus and anterior and middle ethmoid air cells. Following which, it enters the anterior cranial fossa where...
- ethmoid bone, (or lamina papyracea or orbital lamina) is a smooth, oblong bone plate which forms the lateral surface of the labyrinth of the ethmoid bone...