Origin of cribriform
Related Words for cribriformsoft, porous, mushy, springy, squishy, rubbery, elastic, light, resilient, yielding, absorptive, pulpy, cribriform, cushiony, pappy
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Historical Examples of cribriform
It may be identified with the anterior colature or cribriform plate.
Cribrose, or cribriform, pierced like a sieve with small apertures.The Elements of Botany
These changes are described as a cribriform or porous condition of the white nervous matter, said to be visible to the naked eye.
In most cases, however, it makes its way still further out, and the next covering it gains is from the cribriform fascia.A Manual of the Operations of Surgery
Spontaneous evacuation may take place by the abscess bursting into the nose through the cribriform plate.
cribrous (ˈkrɪbrəs) or cribrose (ˈkraɪˌbrəʊs)
- pierced with holes; sievelike
Word Origin for cribriform
- Perforated like a sieve.