ethmoid bone

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ethmoid bone n.
A light spongy bone located between the eye sockets, forming part of the walls and septum of the superior nasal cavity, and containing perforations for the passage of olfactory nerve fibers.

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ethmoid bone

noun
one of the eight bones of the cranium; a small bone filled with air spaces that forms part of the eye sockets and the nasal cavity [syn: ethmoid
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