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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Therefore, swelling of the mucosa and increased production of mucus are more likely to impair the gas exchange with the nasal sinus and the middle ear.
He has regained normal ophthalmic and nasal sinus function, without evidence of recurrent active disease at 24 months.
The law is intended to protect California workers from secondhand smoke, which causes lung cancer, nasal sinus cancer, heart disease and chronic coronary heart disease in more than 50,000 Americans every year, according to the state Department of Health Services.
CT Para nasal sinus on axial section revealed bilateral hypertrophy of inferior turbinates with pneumatisation of left inferior turbinate.
They said passive smoking also caused carcinogenic problems like lung cancer, nasal sinus cancer and breast cancer in premenopausal girls.