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agger

(ˈædʒə)
n
(Archaeology) an earthwork or mound forming a rampart, esp in a Roman military camp
[C14: from Latin agger a heap, from ad- to + gerere to carry, bring]
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The basal lamella of the ethmoid, the ethmoid strut, the anterior and posterior ethmoid cells, the medial wall of the ethmoid sinus, and the agger nasi cell (if one had been present) were all removed (figure, B).
The agger nasi cells (Latin for 'nasal mound') are the most anterior ethmoid cells.
Computed tomography (CT) of the sinuses showed bilateral mucosal thickening in the frontal sinuses and the presence of a well-defined left-sided agger nasi cell (figure, A).
The mass was opened with a microdebrider (figure, B), and it was identified as a hyperpneumatized agger nasi cell (figure, C).
During surgery, we were able to visualize the natural ostium of her left agger nasi cell.
Computed tomography (CT) of the sinuses showed opacification of both maxillary sinuses, a large and well-developed right agger nasi cell, and a vertical insertion of the right middle turbinate (figure, A).