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sinus

si·nus

 (sī′nəs)
n.
1. A depression or cavity formed by a bending or curving.
2. Anatomy
a. A dilated channel or receptacle containing chiefly venous blood.
b. Any of various air-filled cavities in the bones of the skull, especially one communicating with the nostrils.
3. Medicine A fistula leading from a pus-filled cavity.
4. Botany A recess or indentation between two lobes or segments, as of a leaf.

[Middle English, hollow in the body, from Medieval Latin, from Latin, curve, hollow.]

sinus

(ˈsaɪnəs)
n, pl -nuses
1. (Anatomy) anatomy
a. any bodily cavity or hollow space
b. a large channel for venous blood, esp between the brain and the skull
c. any of the air cavities in the cranial bones
2. (Pathology) pathol a passage leading to a cavity containing pus
3. (Botany) botany a small rounded notch between two lobes of a leaf, petal, etc
4. (Zoology) an irregularly shaped cavity
[C16: from Latin: a curve, bay]

si•nus

(ˈsaɪ nəs)

n., pl. -nus•es.
1. a curve; bend.
2. a curving part or recess.
3.
a. any of various cavities, recesses, or passages in the body, as a hollow in a bone or a reservoir or channel for venous blood.
b. one of the hollow cavities in the skull connecting with the nasal cavities.
c. an expanded area in a canal or tube.
4. a narrow passage leading to an abscess or the like.
5. a small, rounded depression between two projecting lobes, as of a leaf.
[1590–1600; < Latin sinus (s. sinu-) bent or curved surface, curve, fold]
si′nus•like`, adj.

si·nus

(sī′nəs)
1. A cavity or hollow space in a bone of the skull, especially one that connects with the nose.
2. A channel for the passage of a body fluid, such as blood.

sinus

A cavity or hollow, as in the skull’s air-filled nasal sinuses and in the channels draining venous blood from the brain.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sinus - an abnormal passage leading from a suppurating cavity to the body surfacesinus - an abnormal passage leading from a suppurating cavity to the body surface
passageway, passage - a path or channel or duct through or along which something may pass; "the nasal passages"
2.sinus - any of various air-filled cavities especially in the bones of the skull
ethmoid sinus, ethmoidal sinus, sinus ethmoidales - a sinus of the meatuses of the nasal cavity (behind the bridge of the nose)
frontal sinus - one of a pair of cavities in the frontal bone
maxillary sinus - one of a pair of sinuses forming a cavity in the maxilla
nasal sinus, paranasal sinus, sinus paranasales - any of the paired sinuses in the bones of the face adjacent to the nasal cavity that are lined with mucous membrane that is continuous with the lining of the nasal cavities
bodily cavity, cavum, cavity - (anatomy) a natural hollow or sinus within the body
3.sinus - a wide channel containing bloodsinus - a wide channel containing blood; does not have the coating of an ordinary blood vessel
duct, epithelial duct, canal, channel - a bodily passage or tube lined with epithelial cells and conveying a secretion or other substance; "the tear duct was obstructed"; "the alimentary canal"; "poison is released through a channel in the snake's fangs"
cavernous sinus, sinus cavernosus - either of a pair of large venous sinuses in the cranial cavity
coronary sinus, sinus coronarius - a short sinus receiving most of the veins of the heart; empties into the right atrium
sigmoid sinus, sinus sigmoideus - an S-shaped dural sinus on the temporal and occipital bones
sinus rectus, straight sinus, tentorial sinus - an unpaired sinus of the dura mater
sinus transversus, transverse sinus - a paired dural sinus; terminates in the sigmoid sinus
Translations
تـَجْوِيفجَيْب أنْفي
dutinadutinyv dutinách
bihulebihule-
sivuontelo
sinus
homloküreg
ennishola
만곡부
sinusas
sinuss
sinus
โพรงในกระดูกศีรษะ
sinüskemik içi boşluğu
xoang

sinus

[ˈsaɪnəs] N (sinuses (pl)) (Anat) → seno m

sinus

[ˈsaɪnəs]
nsinus m inv
modif [congestion, infection] → des sinus; [trouble] → de sinus

sinus

n (Anat) → Sinus m (spec); (in head) → (Nasen-)nebenhöhle f, → Stirnhöhle f

sinus

[ˈsaɪnəs] n (Anat) → seno, cavità f inv

sinus

(ˈsainəs) noun
(usually in plural) an air-filled hollow in the bones of the skull, connected with the nose. His sinuses frequently become blocked in the winter; (also adjective) He suffers from sinus trouble.

sinus

تـَجْوِيف dutina bihule Nasennebenhöhle κοιλότητα seno sivuontelo sinus sinus seno 만곡부 holte bihule zatoka cavidade óssea, seio nasal пазуха sinus โพรงในกระดูกศีรษะ sinüs xoang

si·nus

n. L. sinus, seno, cavidad de abertura estrecha;
___ rhythmritmo sinusal.

sinus

n (paranasal) seno; (pilonidal); seno or sinus m; ethmoid — seno etmoidal; frontal — seno frontal; maxillary — seno maxilar; paranasal — seno paranasal; pilonidal — seno or sinus pilonidal; sphenoid — seno esfenoidal; — tract tracto sinusal
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Pilonidal sinus is caused by inflammation of the hair follicles with subsequent folliculitis, abscess and sinus tract at the location of the natal cleft.
An incisional biopsy was done, one from the region of the intraoral sinus tract and another from the extraoral lesion.
A sinus tract was found in the left nostril above the apical area of the left maxillary central incisor.
The sinus tract usually courses through the thyroid cartilage.
This papule is the opening of a sinus tract or fistula.
A computed tomography sinogram showed a well-formed fibrous sinus tract in the subcutaneous tissue in the right anterior neck region with no evidence of fistula.
-- Fluid that spills into the sinus tract and drains through the skin
Antibiotics were unnecessarily prescribed in the cases of pulpitis, sinus tract infections, clinical features like facial swelling and fever, post-operatively for procedures like surgical extractions and implant placements and to be on the safe side.
Deroofing is a simple procedure that should be considered for all sinus tracts. It entails numbing the area with a ring block then introducing a curette or surgical probe into the sinus tract to open it up and get rid of the gelatinous material within.
Karydakis technique involve asymmetric excision of the sinus tract and primary closure in the off-midline fashion in order to alter the normal anatomical groove for hair infiltration.
Open procedure: Open procedure involved a wide excision of the pilonidal sinus tract and healing by secondary intention.
In Buie's marsupialisation of the sinus tract--after making incision on the sinus tract, edge of the laid opened area is sutured to the skin edge all around using silk or vicryl.