ectethmoid

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noun

ect·​eth·​moid ek-ˈteth-ˌmȯid How to pronounce ectethmoid (audio)
: either of two lateral parts of the ethmoid bone that form part of the anterior wall of the orbit

ectethmoid

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adjective

: 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 8 Feb. 2023.

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