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Sphenoid sinus


noun, plural: sphenoid sinuses

Either of a pair of paranasal sinuses contained within the body of the sphenoid bone, and communicate with the nasal cavities.


These paranasal sinuses vary in size and shape because of the lateral displacement of the intervening septum.

Variant: sphenoidal sinus

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