Mesethmoid
Mesethmoid Mes*eth"moid, a. [Mes- + ethmoid.] (Anat.) Of or pertaining to the middle of the ethmoid region or ethmoid bone. -- n. (Anat.) The median vertical plate, or median element, of the ethmoid bone. [1913 Webster]

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  • mesethmoid — I. (ˈ)me]z, (ˈ)mē], ]s+ adjective Etymology: mes + ethmoid, adjective : located in the middle of the ethmoid region : being or relating to a median cartilaginous or bony element of the ethmoidal region that generally forms the greater part of the …   Useful english dictionary

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  • mesethmoid — noun A bony cartilage, in the centre of the ethmoid part of the skull, that makes up most of the nasal septum …   Wiktionary

  • mesethmoid — mes·ethmoid …   English syllables

  • mesethmoid bone — a cranial bone present in some vertebrates, forming the most anterior part of the internal base of the cranium …   Medical dictionary

  • dermal mesethmoid rostral — supraethmoid (one of the paired dermal bones above the ethmoid, anterior to the frontals. Also called dermethmoid, dermal ethmoid and mesethmoid) …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • dermal ethmoid — supraethmoid (one of the paired dermal bones above the ethmoid, anterior to the frontals. Also called dermethmoid, mesethmoid and dermal mesethmoid rostral) …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • dermethmoid — 1) supraethmoid (one of the paired dermal bones above the ethmoid, anterior to the frontals. Also called dermal ethmoid, mesethmoid and dermal mesethmoid rostral) 2) ethmoid (the deep, embryonic, perichondral, cartilaginous bone ossifying in and… …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • os supraethmoideum — (plural ossa supraethmoidea)) supraethmoid (one of the paired dermal bones above the ethmoid, anterior to the frontals. Also called dermethmoid, dermal ethmoid, mesethmoid, dermal mesethmoid rostral) …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • supraethmoid — one of the paired dermal bones above the ethmoid, anterior to the frontals. Also called dermethmoid, dermal ethmoid, mesethmoid, dermal mesethmoid rostral …   Dictionary of ichthyology

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