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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13,14) It represents not only the maxillary, but also all anterior sinuses outflow.
Casiano (10) has defined the osteomeatal complex as the ethmoid bulla, uncinate process and adjacent spaces and ostia draining the anterior sinuses (anterior ethmoid sinus, frontal and maxillary sinuses).
The results further demonstrate that sinus disease of the anterior sinuses due to narrowing of the ethmoid infundibulum can be effectively treated with FinESS Sinus Treatment and without tissue removal.

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