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Medical Term:

opening of the sphenoidal sinus


one of the pair of openings in the body of the sphenoid bone through which the sphenoid sinuses communicate with the sphenoethmoidal recess of the nasal cavity.

Synonym(s): apertura sinus sphenoidalisTA, sphenoidal sinus aperture

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