ethmoid

noun eth·moid \ ˈeth-ˌmȯid \

Definition of ethmoid

:a light spongy cubical bone forming much of the walls of the nasal cavity and part of those of the orbits

ethmoid

play \ˈeth-ˌmȯid\ or ethmoidal play \(ˌ)eth-ˈmȯi-dᵊl\ adjective

Origin and Etymology of ethmoid

French ethmoïde, from Greek ēthmoeidēs, literally, like a strainer, from ēthmos strainer


Medical Dictionary

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ethmoid

adjective eth·moid \ ˈeth-ˌmȯid \
variants: or ethmoidal play \eth-ˈmȯid-ᵊl\

medical Definition of ethmoid

:of, relating to, adjoining, or being one or more bones of the walls and septum of the nasal cavity

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ethmoid

noun

medical Definition of ethmoid


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