sphenoethmoid recess

noun
sphe·​no·​eth·​moid recess | \ ˌsfē-nō-ˌeth-ˌmȯid- How to pronounce sphenoethmoid recess (audio) \
variants: or sphenoethmoidal recess \ -​ˌmȯid-​ᵊl-​ How to pronounce sphenoethmoid recess (audio) \

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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“Sphenoethmoid recess.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/sphenoethmoid%20recess. Accessed 27 Jan. 2022.

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