Overview

paranasal sinuses


More Like This

Show all results sharing this subject:

  • Dentistry

GO

Show Summary Details

Quick Reference

(pa-ră-nay-zăl)

the air-filled spaces, lined with mucous membrane, that occur in some bones of the skull and open into the nasal cavity. They comprise the frontal sinuses and the maxillary sinuses (one pair of each), the ethmoid sinuses (consisting of many spaces inside the ethmoid bone), and the two sphenoid sinuses.

Subjects: Dentistry.


Reference entries

Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content. Please, subscribe or login to access all content.