cribriform plate

noun

Medical Definition of cribriform plate

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

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“Cribriform plate.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/cribriform%20plate. Accessed 28 Nov. 2020.

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