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vestibule

any small bodily cavity or space at the entrance to a passage or canal

Vestibule

An intermediate chamber or passage located between the entrance and interior of a building that serves as a shelter or transitional element from exterior to interior space.

vestibule

[′ves·tə‚byül]
(anatomy)
The central cavity of the bony labyrinth of the ear.
The parts of the membranous labyrinth within the cavity of the bony labyrinth.
The space between the labia minora.
(building construction)
A hall or chamber between the outer door and the interior, or rooms, of a building.

vestibule

An anteroom or small foyer leading into a larger space.
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1,3-5,9,1,2) Nasal vestibule carcinomas may be treated with either radiation therapy or surgery.
It is synonymous with nasoalveolar cyst, nasal vestibule cyst, Klestadt's cyst, mucoid cyst of the nose.
CT shows slightly contrast enhanced soft tissue mass arising from left nasal vestibule (figure 2).
A 62-year-old woman presented to our clinic with a 6-week history of a progressively enlarging mass in the left nasal vestibule and associated soreness, congestion, pressure, and drainage.
Office nasal endoscopy revealed a thick, yellow, mucoid discharge within the nasal cavity as well as several small granulomatous lesions arising from the middle turbinate, inferior turbinate, nasal septum, and nasal vestibule on the left and from the middle turbinate on the right.
Anterior rhinoscopic examination of the left nasal vestibule revealed the presence of a soft, whitish polypoid mass and deviation of the nasal septum to the right.
Erosion into the nasal vestibule produces nasal obstruction.
Closure of the nasal vestibule in atrophic rhinitis--a new non-surgical technique.
Examination revealed that a gray-white mass with surface ulceration had filled the entire nasal vestibule.
4,5) Of the remaining cases, 9 arose from the inferior turbinate, (6-14) 5 from the nasal vestibule, (3,12,15,17) 3 from the nasal septum, (18-20) and 2 from the middle turbinate (21,22); the location of the remaining 4 was not specified.
A 56-year-old man was referred to our hospital for assessment of a 1-month history of anterior epistaxis from a nodular lesion in the right nasal vestibule.
Swab specimens of the middle meatus and the sphenoethmoid recess were collected under endoscopic vision without touching the nasal vestibule and mucosa.