maxillary antrum


maxillary antrum

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sinus maxillaris.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • maxillary antrum — maxillary sinus …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • maxillary antrum — noun see maxillary sinus …   Useful english dictionary

  • Пазуха Верхнечелюстная, Пазуха Гайморова (Maxillary Sinus), Полость Гайморова (Maxillary Antrum) — см. Пазухи носа придаточные. Источник: Медицинский словарь …   Медицинские термины

  • 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

  • Antrum — A general term for cavity or chamber which may have specific meaning in reference certain organs or sites in the body. The antrum of the stomach (gastric antrum) is a portion before the outlet which is lined by mucosa which does not produce acid …   Medical dictionary

  • 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

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

  • antrum of Highmore — antrum of High·more hī .mō(ə)r, .mȯ(ə)r n MAXILLARY SINUS Highmore Nathaniel (1613 1685) British surgeon. Highmore is remembered for his studies in anatomy. In 1651 he published a treatise on human anatomy that was noteworthy for its sound… …   Medical dictionary

  • antrum of highmore — ˈhīˌmō(ə)r Usage: usually capitalized H Etymology: after Nathaniel Highmore died 1685 English physician who first described it : maxillary sinus …   Useful english dictionary


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