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sphenoethmoid recess

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