Medical Definition of Sieve bone

1. A horizontal lamina from which are suspended the labyrinth, on either side, and the lamina perpendicularis in the centre; 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: lamina cribrosa ossis ethmoidalis, cribrum, sieve bone, sieve plate. (05 Mar 2000)



Lexicographical Neighbors of Sieve Bone

sierras
sies
siesmicity
siesta
siestaed
siestaing
siestas
sieth
sieths
sieur
sieurs
sieva
sieva bean
sieve
sieve-tube element
sieve bone (current term)
sieve graft
sieve of Eratosthenes
sieve out
sieve plate
sieve tube
sieved
sieveful
sievefuls
sievelike
sievert
sieverts
sieves
sievesful
sieveyer

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