Otolaryngology Book


Ethmoid Sinus

Aka: Ethmoid Sinus
  1. See Also
    1. Nasal Sinus
    2. Head and Neck Anatomy
    3. Sinusitis
  2. Anatomy
    1. entEthmoidSinusGrayBB860.gifLewis (1918) Gray's Anatomy 20th ed (in public domain at Yahoo or BartleBy)
    2. entEthmoidSinusGrayBB861.gifLewis (1918) Gray's Anatomy 20th ed (in public domain at Yahoo or BartleBy)

Ethmoid sinus structure (C0015028)

Definition (MSH) The numerous (6-12) small thin-walled spaces or air cells in the ETHMOID BONE located between the eyes. These air cells form an ethmoidal labyrinth.
Definition (NCI) A sinus of the meatuses of the nasal cavity.
Definition (NCI_NCI-GLOSS) A type of paranasal sinus (a hollow space in the bones around the nose). Ethmoid sinuses are found in the spongy ethmoid bone in the upper part of the nose between the eyes. They are lined with cells that make mucus to keep the nose from drying out.
Definition (NCI_CDISC) A sinus of the meatuses of the nasal cavity. (NCI)
Concepts Body Space or Junction (T030)
MSH D005005
SnomedCT 54215007
English Ethmoid Sinus, ethmoid sinuses, ethmoid sinus, ETHMOID SINUS, Ethmoid antrum, Ethmoid sinus, Ethmoid sinus structure (body structure), Ethmoid sinus structure, Ethmoid sinus, NOS, Sinus, Ethmoid
French Sinus ethmoïdaux, Sinus ethmoïdal
Swedish Etmoidalsinus
Czech sinus ethmoidalis, dutiny kosti čichové
Finnish Seulalokerot
Latvian Sietiņkaula dobums
Polish Zatoka sitowa
Spanish estructura de seno etmoidal (estructura corporal), estructura del seno etmoidal (estructura corporal), estructura de seno etmoidal, estructura del seno etmoidal, antro etmoidal, seno etmoidal, Senos Etmoidales
Norwegian Silbensceller, Cellulae ethmoidales, Ethmoidalbihuler, Sinus ethmoidalis, Silbeinsceller, Ethmoidalsinus
Portuguese Seio Etmoide, Seio Etmoidal
German Sinus ethmoidalis
Italian Seno etmoidale
Dutch Sinus ethmoidalis
Derived from the NIH UMLS (Unified Medical Language System)

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