ethmoidal infundibulum

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infundibulum

 [in-fun-dib´u-lum] (pl. infundi´bula) (L.)
1. any funnel-shaped passage; called also choana.
ethmoidal infundibulum
1. a passage connecting the nasal cavity with the anterior ethmoidal cells and frontal sinus.
2. a sinuous passage connecting the middle meatus of the nose with the anterior ethmoidal cells and often with the frontal sinus.
infundibulum of hypothalamus a hollow, funnel-shaped mass in front of the tuber cinereum, extending to the posterior lobe of the pituitary gland.
infundibulum of uterine tube the distal, funnel-shaped portion of the fallopian (uterine) tube.

eth·moi·dal in·fun·dib·u·lum

[TA]
a passage from the middle meatus of the nose communicating with the anterior ethmoidal cells and frontal sinus.

ethmoidal infundibulum

The area in the middle meatus of the nose. The anterior ethmoid sinuses and the frontal sinus open into this area.
See also: infundibulum

eth·moi·dal in·fun·dib·u·lum

(eth-moydăl in-fŭn-dibyū-lŭm) [TA]
Passage from middle meatus of nose communicating with anterior ethmoidal cells and frontal sinus.