cribriform plate of ethmoid bone

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crib·ri·form plate of eth·moid bone

[TA]
a horizontal plate from which are suspended the labyrinth, on either side, and the lamina perpendicularis in the center; it fits into the ethmoidal notch of the frontal bone and supports the olfactory lobes of the cerebrum, being pierced with numerous openings for the passage of the olfactory nerves.

crib·ri·form plate of eth·moid bone

(krib'ri-fōrm plāt eth'moyd bōn) [TA]
A horizontal lamina from which are suspended the labyrinth, on either side, and the lamina perpendicularis in the center. It fits into the ethmoidal notch of the frontal bone and supports the olfactory lobes of the cerebrum, being pierced with numerous openings for the passage of the olfactory nerves.
Synonym(s): lamina cribrosa ossis ethmoidalis [TA] , cribrum.

crib·ri·form plate of eth·moid bone

(krib'ri-fōrm plāt eth'moyd bōn) [TA]
Horizontal plate from which are suspended the labyrinth and the lamina perpendicularis.
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