Ethmoid definitions

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Of, relating to, or being a light spongy bone located between the ocular orbits, forming part of the walls and septum of the superior nasal cavity, and containing numerous perforations for the passage of the fibers of the olfactory nerves.
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The ethmoid bone.
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Designating or of the perforated bone or bones that form part of the septum and walls of the nasal cavity: the olfactory nerves pass through the perforations.
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An ethmoid bone.
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Relating to or being a light spongy bone located between the ocular orbits, forming part of the walls and septum of the superior nasal cavity, and containing numerous perforations for the passage of the fibers of the olfactory nerves.
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The ethmoid bone.
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Resembling a sieve.
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Relating to, or in the region of, the ethmoid bone.
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The ethmoid bone.
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Origin of ethmoid

From Ancient Greek ἠθμοειδής (ēthmoeidēs, “like a strainer or sieve”), from ἠθμός (ēthmos, “a strainer, colander, sieve”), from ἤθειν (ēthein, “to sift, strain”).