maxillary sinus

maxillary sinus
A paranasal sinus found in the body of the maxilla.

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  • Maxillary sinus — Outline of bones of face, showing position of air sinuses. Latin sinus maxilliaris Gray s …   Wikipedia

  • maxillary sinus — n an air cavity in the body of the maxilla that communicates with the middle meatus of the nose called also antrum of Highmore * * * (maxillary antrum) see paranasal sinuses …   Medical dictionary

  • maxillary sinus — maxillary antrum; see paranasal sinuses …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • Maxillary sinus floor augmentation procedure — 1) Edentulous area of two missing teeth is being prepared for future placement of dental implants with a lateral window sinus lift; incisions into the soft tissue are shown here. 2) The soft tissue is flapped back to expose the underlying lateral …   Wikipedia

  • maxillary sinus — noun one of a pair of sinuses forming a cavity in the maxilla • Hypernyms: ↑sinus * * * noun or maxillary antrum : an air cavity in the body of the maxilla that communicates with the middle meatus of the nose called also antrum of Highmore …   Useful english dictionary

  • stage 0 maxillary sinus carcinoma in situ — Abnormal cells are found in the innermost lining of the maxillary sinus. These abnormal cells may become cancer and spread into nearby normal tissue …   English dictionary of cancer terms

  • maxillary sinus radiograph — Waters view r …   Medical dictionary

  • maxillary antrum — maxillary sinus …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • Maxillary hiatus — Medial wall of left orbit. Left maxilla. Nasal surface …   Wikipedia

  • Sinus (anatomy) — Sinus is Latin for bay , pocket , curve , or bosom . In anatomy, the term is used in various contexts. A sinus is a sack or cavity in any organ or tissue, or an abnormal cavity or passage caused by the destruction of tissue. In common usage,… …   Wikipedia

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