ethmoidectomy

[ ĕth′moi-dĕktə-mē ]

n.

Removal of all or a part of the mucosal lining and bony partitions between the ethmoid sinuses.

Nearby words

  1. ethmoidal crest,
  2. ethmoidal foramen,
  3. ethmoidal labyrinth,
  4. ethmoidal sinus,
  5. ethmoidal vein,
  6. ethmoiditis,
  7. ethmoturbinal,
  8. ethnarch,
  9. ethnarchy,
  10. ethnic


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