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frontal sinus

 

Definition: a hollow paranasal sinus formed on either side in the lower part of the squama of the frontal bone; it communicates by the ethmoidal infundibulum with the middle meatus of the nasal cavity of the same side.

Synonym(s): sinus frontalisTA

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