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Nasal cavity

Nasal cavity also known as the... Read More

Alimentary canal

Definition of Alimentary canal What is the alimentary canal? The alimentary canal is a muscular hollow continuous tubular... Read More

Ethmoid bone

Definition noun, plural: ethmoid bones The light cubical spongy bone lying between the orbits and at the top of the nasal... Read More

Nasopharynx

Definition noun, plural: nasopharynges or nasopharynxes (anatomy) The part of the pharynx extending from the posterior... Read More

Nasal sinus

Definition noun, plural: nasal sinuses Any of the air-filled spaces or sinuses within the bones of the the skull and face,... Read More

Brain Structure Provides Key To Unraveling Function Of Bizarre Dinosaur Crests

October 16, 2008 — Paleontologists have long debated the function of the strange, bony crests on the heads of... Read More

Ethmoidal labyrinth

Definition noun, plural: ethmoidal labyrinths Either of the paired lateral masses of the ethmoid bone, consisting of the... Read More

Pharynx

Definition noun, plural: pharynges (anatomy) The cavity behind the mouth and the nasal cavity and opens to either the... Read More

Nasolacrimal duct

Definition noun, plural: nasolacrimal ducts The passage that conducts tears from the lacrimal sac into the nasal... Read More

Paranasal sinus

Definition noun, plural: paranasal sinuses Any of the air-filled spaces or sinuses within the bones of the the skull and... Read More

Cavity of pharynx

Cavity of pharynx It consists of a nasal part (nasopharynx) continuous anteriorly with the nasal cavity and receiving the... Read More

Nasal mucosa

Definition noun The mucous membrane that lines the inner nasal cavity and performs chiefly immune, respiratory, and... Read More

Internal nasal branches

Internal nasal branches branches to nasal cavity. Internal nasal branches of 1) infraorbital nerve (rami nasales interni... Read More

Ethmoid air cells

Definition noun The numerous tiny-walled, fluid-filled cells that lie in the ethmoid bone of the skull (i.e. specifically... Read More

Nasal crest

nasal crest The midline ridge in the floor of the nasal cavity, formed by the union of the paired maxillae and palatine... Read More

Nasal cavities

nasal cavity The proximal portion of the respiratory passages on either side of the nasal septum, lined with ciliated... Read More

Inferior nasal concha

Inferior nasal concha a thin, spongy, bony plate with curved margins, on the lateral wall of the nasal cavity, separating... Read More

Middle nasal concha

middle nasal concha The middle thin, spongy, bony plate with curved margins, part of the ethmoidal labyrinth, projecting... Read More

Anterior ethmoidal nerve

Anterior ethmoidal nerve (Science: anatomy, nerve) a branch of the nasociliary nerve; passes through anterior ethmoidal... Read More

Lacrimal sac

Definition noun, plural: lacrimal sacs The upper portion of the nasolacrimal duct from where the two lacrimal canaliculi... Read More

Laryngopharynx

Definition noun, plural: laryngopharynges, laryngopharynxes The caudal part of the pharynx, connects to the... Read More

Oropharynx

Definition noun, plural: oropharynges, oropharynxes (anatomy) The oral part of the pharynx, located behind the oral... Read More

Sensory Systems

A sensory system is a part of the nervous system consisting of sensory receptors that receive stimuli from the internal and... Read More

Palatine bone

palatine bone An irregularly shaped bone posterior to the maxilla, which enters into the formation of the nasal cavity, the... Read More

Olfactory nerve

Definition noun, plural: olfactory nerves The cranial nerve comprised of sensory nerve fibers that carry impulses for the... Read More

Agger nasi

Agger nasi An elevation on the lateral wall of the nasal cavity lying between the atrium of the middle meatus and the... Read More

Ethmoid bones

Ethmoid bone An irregularly shaped bone lying between the orbital plates of the frontal and anterior to the sphenoid bone;... Read More

Palatine bones

palatine bone An irregularly shaped bone posterior to the maxilla, which enters into the formation of the nasal cavity, the... Read More

Lacrimal apparatus

Definition noun The tear-forming and tear-conducting system that includes the lacrimal glands, eyelid margins, conjunctival... Read More

Mayo Clinic Study Implicates Fungus As Cause Of Chronic Sinusitis

"We can now begin to treat the cause of the problem instead of the symptoms" ROCHESTER, MINN. -- Mayo Clinic researchers... Read More

Sphenoidal turbinated bones

sphenoidal turbinated bones --> sphenoidal conchae paired ossicles of pyramidal shape, the spines of which are in contact... Read More

Vestibule of nose

vestibule of nose The anterior part of the nasal cavity, especially that enclosed by cartilage. Synonym: vestibulum... Read More

Sphenoidal conchae

sphenoidal conchae paired ossicles of pyramidal shape, the spines of which are in contact with the medial pterygoid lamina,... Read More

Sphenoidal sinus aperture

sphenoidal sinus aperture --> opening of the sphenoidal sinus One of the pair of openings in the body of the sphenoid bone... Read More

Intranasal

Intranasal within the nasal... Read More

Limen nasi

Limen nasi a ridge marking the boundary between the nasal cavity proper and the vestibule. Synonym: threshold of... Read More

Nasorostral

nasorostral Relating to the nasal cavity and the rostrum of the sphenoid... Read More

Lacrimal gland

Definition noun, plural: lacrimal glands Either of the two almond-shaped glands in the upper lateral part of the orbit and... Read More

Lacrimal canaliculus

Definition noun, plural: lacrimal canaliculi Any of the tiny channels in the eyelid that starts at the puncta... Read More

Moraxella caprae

Definition Noun A gram negative nonmotile and diplobacilli short rod bacterium associated as a normal flora of the nasal... Read More