frontal sinus

n.

A hollow formed on either side in the lower part of the squama of the frontal bone, communicating by the ethmoidal infundibulum with the middle meatus of the nasal cavity of the same side.

Nearby words

  1. frontal gyrus,
  2. frontal lobe,
  3. frontal nerve,
  4. frontal plane,
  5. frontal pole,
  6. frontal sulcus,
  7. frontal suture,
  8. frontalis,
  9. frontality,
  10. frontally


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