ethmoid bone definition

  • noun:
    • The bone associated with the head between the eyes at the roof for the nostrils.
    • the eight bones associated with the cranium; a small bone tissue filled with atmosphere areas that forms area of the eye sockets and also the nasal hole
  • adjective:
    • a bone of complicated structure through which the olfactory nerves distribute of cranium and over which they are largely distributed.

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  • Medical Dictionary for "ethmoid bone"
    • An irregularly shaped, spongy bone that…
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