paranasal sinus

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paranasal sinus

[¦par·ə¦nā·zəl ′sī·nəs]
(anatomy)
Any of the paired sinus cavities of the human face; includes the frontal, ethmoid, and sphenoid sinuses.
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The SnoreCare Nose Vents helps get rid of snoring by gently widening the nasal passages to improve breathing.
However, radiographic examination of nasal passage and histopathologic examination of nasal growth can ascertain the nature of inflammation and growth (Watt and Beck, 1997).
A non-invasive laser treatment which clears the airways in the throat, or a laser treatment to open the nasal passage, may be suitable for your consideration.
The sinuses, he explains, "are small, empty air spaces connected to the nasal passage by tiny ducts, and it's difficult to get antibiotics into them in enough concentration to completely destroy the infection.
We can't smell when we have a cold because the infection associated with the cold inflames the mucous membranes of the nasal passages and thereby blocks the movement of air to the center of smell.
In present study, polypoid growth was large enough to cause dyspnoea as it occluded the left nasal passage.
Nunn said the polyp blocked a nasal passage and was the result of last year's injury when he fractured his eye socket against Washington.
Hana's patented Nasal Wash Bottle is proven to clean nasal passages more effectively than Neti pots and other nasal rinse products because the bottle's angled design targets the nasal floor and gives the user control over the speed and pressure of the solution stream.
The gel works by blocking the nerve endings in the nasal passage, reducing inflammation and halting the onset of symptoms.
Hunter's line drive hit Ishii in the forehead, fracturing his skull, which required two hours of surgery and the insertion of a titanium plate for his nasal passage.
a biopharmaceutical company focused on infectious disease and dermatology, today announced that it has entered into a research and development agreement with an internationally recognized research laboratory to develop formulations, in the form of nasal ointments, designed to prevent influenza infection and to decolonize the nasal passage of methicillin-resistant staph aureus (MRSA).
Both SKUs help relieve symptoms of the common cold by delivering saline and zinc directly to the nasal passage," comments company president Gary April.