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Paranasal sinus

Introduction: Paranasal sinus

Description of Paranasal sinus

Paranasal sinus: 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 lining of the nasal cavities.
Source: WordNet 2.1

Paranasal sinus: air-filled extensions of the respiratory part of the nasal cavity into the frontal, ethmoid, sphenoid, and maxillary cranial bones, lined by the ciliated mucous membranes of the nasal cavity.
Source: CRISP

Paranasal sinus: Air-filled extensions of the respiratory part of the nasal cavity into the frontal, ethmoid, sphenoid, and maxillary cranial bones. They vary in size and form in different individuals and are lined by the ciliated mucous membranes of the nasal cavity.
Source: MESH OBO (Open Biomedical Ontologies)

Paranasal sinus: Related Topics

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Source - MeSH OBO (Open Biomedical Ontologies)

Broader terms for Paranasal sinus

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The term Paranasal sinus can be used for:

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Hierarchical classifications of Paranasal sinus

The following list attempts to classify Paranasal sinus into categories where each line is subset of the next.

WordNet 2.1

  • sinus
  • bodily cavity,cavity,cavum
  • anatomical structure,bodily structure,body structure,complex body part,structure
  • body part
  • part,piece
  • thing
  • entity

Source: WordNet 2.1

MESH - OBO (Open Biomedical Ontologies)

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