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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In this study, the AN cells were defined as the anterior ethmoidal cell pneumatized from the frontal recess, as previously defined by Messerklinger (4).
Trauma to the middle turbinate, accidental entry into anterior ethmoidal cells and difficulty in making a bone window are the complications encountered and managed intra operatively by a single surgeon.
Occasionally the anterior ethmoidal cells were opened accidentally and further damage was avoided by restricting surgery limited to the lacrimal sac region.

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