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 mass appeared to be arising from the left anterior ethmoidal air cells and from lateral wall.
However, OMC is often referred to the area encompassed by: (a) The ostium of maxillary sinus, the ostia of anterior ethmoidal air cells, the frontonasal duct (frontal recess), the ethmoidal infundibulum, and the middle meatus and (b) The sphenoethmoidal recess and the superior meatus (7).

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