cribriform plate

noun

1
: the horizontal plate of the ethmoid bone perforated with numerous foramina for the passage of the olfactory nerve filaments from the nasal cavity

called also lamina cribrosa

2

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“Cribriform plate.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/cribriform%20plate. Accessed 20 Jul. 2024.

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