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anterior ethmoidal cells


Definition: the anterior group of air cells of the ethmoidal sinuses; each sinus communicates with the middle meatus of the nasal cavity.

Synonym(s): cellulae ethmoidales anterioresTA, anterior cells, anterior ethmoidal air cells, anterior sinuses, sinus ethmoidales anteriores

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