anterior ethmoidal cells

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anterior ethmoidal cells

[TA]
the anterior group of air cells of the ethmoidal sinuses; each sinus communicates with the middle meatus of the nasal cavity.

an·te·ri·or eth·moid·al cells

(an-tērē-ŏr eth-moydăl selz) [TA]
Group of air cells of the ethmoidal sinuses; each communicates with the middle meatus of the nasal cavity.
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The relatively short denticles on the more basally located cells were not organized into any apparent pattern with the denticles from either adjacent posterior or adjacent anterior cells (Figs.
In contrast to more anterior cells with relatively short denticles, cells in the middle of a scale had relatively long denticles that were organized with denticles from adjacent posterior and anterior cells into distinct patterns.
The anterior cells, which are located anterior to the basal lamella, vary in number and size.
A broad spathulate prothalli plate was formed by repeated longitudinal and transverse divisions of its anterior cells and expansion of the resultant daughter cells (Fig.

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