ectethmoid

noun
ect·​eth·​moid | \ ek-ˈteth-ˌmȯid How to pronounce ectethmoid (audio) \

Medical Definition of ectethmoid

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: either of two lateral parts of the ethmoid bone that form part of the anterior wall of the orbit

ectethmoid

adjective

Medical Definition of ectethmoid (Entry 2 of 2)

: lateral or external to the ethmoid bone

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“Ectethmoid.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/ectethmoid. Accessed 20 Sep. 2021.

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