It is needless to say that great care must be taken while working close to the cribriform plate.
Cribrose, or cribriform, pierced like a sieve with small apertures.
An assistant holds it closely parallel to the cribriform plate, where it acts as a protector.
In most cases, however, it makes its way still further out, and the next covering it gains is from the cribriform fascia.
These changes are described as a cribriform or porous condition of the white nervous matter, said to be visible to the naked eye.
It may be identified with the anterior colature or cribriform plate.
Spontaneous evacuation may take place by the abscess bursting into the nose through the cribriform plate.
The surface is cribriform, and a purulent secretion may be pressed out from follicular openings.
cribriform crib·ri·form (krĭb'rə-fôrm')
Perforated like a sieve.