sphenoethmoid recess

noun
sphe·no·eth·moid recess | \ˌsfē-nō-ˌeth-ˌmȯid- \
variants: or sphenoethmoidal recess \-ˌmȯid-ᵊl- \

Medical Definition of sphenoethmoid recess 

: a small space between the sphenoid bone and the superior nasal concha into which the sphenoid sinus opens

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