Definition of Sinuses

1. Noun. (plural of sinus) ¹



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Definition of Sinuses

1. sinus [n] - See also: sinus

Medical Definition of Sinuses

1. Air filled cavities. Examples are the ethmoids, maxillary, frontal and sphenoid sinuses. (27 Sep 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sinuses

sinus tarsi
sinus thrombosis
sinus tonsillaris
sinus transversus
sinus transversus pericardii
sinus trunci pulmonalis
sinus tympani
sinus venarum cavarum
sinus venosus
sinus venosus sclerae
sinus venosus syndrome
sinus vertebrales longitudinales
sinusal
sinuses (current term)
sinuses of dura mater
sinusitis
sinusitises
sinuslike
sinusoid
sinusoidal
sinusoidal capillary
sinusoidal function
sinusoidal functions
sinusoidal projection
sinusoidally
sinusoids
sinusotomies
sinusotomy

Literary usage of Sinuses

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Anatomy, Descriptive and Surgical by Henry Gray (1901)
"These sinuses are frequently of unequal size, that formed by the superior longitudinal sinus being the larger, and they increase in size as they proceed ..."

2. Diseases of the Nose, Throat and Ear: Medical and Surgical by William Lincoln Ballenger (1914)
"The anterior group is composed of the frontal, the anterior ethmoidal, and the maxillary sinuses. Hajek calls this group Series I. The posterior group is ..."

3. Diseases of the Nose, Throat and Ear by William Lincoln Ballenger (1908)
"THE INDIVIDUAL sinuses. Tin-: sinuses are divided for clinical purposes into two groups, namely, t lie anterior and the posterior sinuses. ..."

4. Diseases of the Nose, Throat and Ear by William Lincoln Ballenger (1908)
"THE INDIVIDUAL sinuses. Our knowledge of the etiology, symptomatology, pathology, and surgical treatment of the sinuses has increased so greatly during the ..."

5. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease by Philadelphia Neurological Society, American Neurological Association, Chicago Neurological Society, New York Neurological Association (1897)
"Usually in suppuration within the frontal sinuses the posterior wall ... The advice is given to remove the anterior wall of the sinuses in every case, ..."

6. The Principles and Practice of Medicine: Designed for the Use of by William Osler (1901)
"THROMBOSIS OF THE CEREBRAL sinuses AND VEINS. The condition may be primary or secondary. Lebert (1854) and Ton- nele were among the first to recognize the ..."

7. The Principles and Practice of Medicine: Designed for the Use of by William Osler (1909)
"Primary thrombosis of the sinuses and veins is rare. It occurs (a) in children, particularly during the first six months of life, usually in connection with ..."

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