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Meaning of ethmoid

eth•moid

Pronunciation: (eth'moid), [key]
— Anat. Anat.
—adj.
  1. of or pertaining to a bone at the base of the cranium and the root of the nose, containing numerous perforations for the filaments of the olfactory nerve.
—n.
  1. the ethmoid bone.
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