ethmoid bone


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ethmoid bone

A bone forming the side walls of the nose.
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Noun1.ethmoid bone - one of the eight bones of the craniumethmoid bone - one of the eight bones of the cranium; a small bone filled with air spaces that forms part of the eye sockets and the nasal cavity
bone, os - rigid connective tissue that makes up the skeleton of vertebrates
braincase, brainpan, cranium - the part of the skull that encloses the brain
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According to the embryonic hypothesis, the main places for paranasal sinus osteoma formation are osseous proliferations at the junctions where the cartilaginous ethmoid bone meets the membranous frontal bone (2).
The dorsal nasal turbinate was the longest and extended from level of third transverse rugae of hard palate to level of cribriform plate of ethmoid bone and it continued rostrally as straight fold.
The uncinate process is a part of the ethmoid bone.
The roof of the ethmoid bone is formed by the fovea ethmoidalis laterally and the cribriform plate medially.
Osteoblastoma of the nasal cavity arising from the perpendicular plate of the ethmoid bone.