superior meatus

noun

: a curved relatively short anteroposterior passage on each side of the nose that occupies the middle third of the lateral wall of a nasal cavity between the superior and middle nasal conchae compare inferior meatus, middle meatus

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“Superior meatus.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/superior%20meatus. Accessed 19 Jun. 2024.

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