sphenethmoid

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sphenethmoid

[sfēn·′eth‚mȯid]
(vertebrate zoology)
A bone that surrounds the anterior portion of the brain in many amphibians.
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The sphenoethmoid suture shows early signs of fusion (grade 2) at the mean age of 4 years in 176 cases (88%).
Parameter Hiatus Frontal Sphenoethmoid Semilunaris Recess Recess Normal DE(N) +CT (N) 25 51 32 Abnormal DE(A) +CT(A) 30 27 3 False positive DE(A) +CT(N) 2 3 0 False negative DE(N) +CT(A) 22 5 8 Sensitivity 93.
The lesion appeared to have originated in the sphenoethmoid recess.
The sphenoethmoid recess was extremely narrow, and the ostium of the sphenoid sinus was barely seen.
The entire sphenoethmoid roof was carefully cleared of mucosa and inspected for a bony defect.
Anterior rhinoscopy detected a large mass in the left nasal cavity that had originated in the sphenoethmoid area.
Anterior rhinoscopy does not allow for visualization of the sphenoethmoid recess, but nasal endoscopy provides a clear view of the sphenoethmoid recess and the postnasal space.
The pedicle of the sphenochoanal polyp was seen protruding through the left sphenoid ostium into the sphenoethmoid recess and extending into the choana.
An endoscopic sphenoidotomy was performed under general anesthesia, the sinus being directly opened through the sphenoethmoid recess.
Swab specimens of the middle meatus and sphenoethmoid recess were aseptically obtained endoscopically and cultured for aerobes.