cribriform plate of ethmoid bone

lamina cribrosa ossis ethmoidalis.

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  • Perpendicular plate of ethmoid bone — Infobox Bone Name = Perpendicular plate of ethmoid bone Latin = lamina perpendicularis ossis ethmoidalis GraySubject = 36 GrayPage = 154 Caption = Perpendicular plate of ethmoid. Shown by removing the right labyrinth. Caption2 = Ethmoid bone from …   Wikipedia

  • Cribriform plate — Bone: Cribriform plate Ethmoid bone from above. Latin lamina cribrosa ossis ethmoidalis Gray s …   Wikipedia

  • Ethmoid bone — Bone: Ethmoid bone Cranial bones …   Wikipedia

  • cribriform plate — n 1) the horizontal plate of the ethmoid bone perforated with numerous foramina for the passage of the olfactory nerve filaments from the nasal cavity called also lamina cribrosa 2) LAMINA DURA * * * see ethmoid bone * * * fascia cribrosa …   Medical dictionary

  • Ethmoid bone — An irregularly shaped bone that provides the floor of the front part of the skull and the roof of the nose. The ethmoid bone consists of two masses of thin plates enclosing air cells and looks like a sieve. The word ethmoid comes from two Greek… …   Medical dictionary

  • ethmoid bone — a bone in the floor of the cranium that contributes to the nasal cavity and orbits. The part of the ethmoid forming the roof of the nasal cavity – the cribriform plate – is pierced with many small holes through which the olfactory nerves pass.… …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • cribriform plate — noun : the horizontal plate of the ethmoid bone perforated with numerous foramina for the passage of the olfactory nerve filaments from the nasal cavity …   Useful english dictionary

  • cribriform plate — noun In the human skull, a sieve like region of the ethmoid bone (which separates the nasal cavity from the brain) …   Wiktionary

  • cribriform plate — see ethmoid bone …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • Orbital lamina of ethmoid bone — Ethmoid bone from the right side. (Lamina papyracea visible at center left.) …   Wikipedia

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