Ectethmoid
Ectethmoid Ec*teth"moid, a. [Ect- + ethmoid.] (Anat.) External to the ethmoid; prefrontal. [1913 Webster] ||

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  • ectethmoid — SYN: ethmoidal labyrinth. [G. ektos, outside, + ethmoid] * * * ect·eth·moid ek teth .mȯid n either of two lateral parts of the ethmoid bone that form part of the anterior wall of the orbit ectethmoid adj lateral or external to the ethmoid bone * …   Medical dictionary

  • ectethmoid — parethmoid (a paired deep bone lying in the front of the orbit under the prefrontal) …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • ectethmoid — ect·ethmoid …   English syllables

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  • ectethmoid bone — labyrinthus ethmoidalis …   Medical dictionary

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  • labyrinthus ethmoidalis — [TA] ethmoidal labyrinth: either of the paired lateral masses of the ethmoid bone, consisting of numerous thin walled cellular cavities, including the ethmoidal cells and the nasal conchae. Called also ectethmoid, ectethmoid bone, olfactory… …   Medical dictionary

  • Prefrontal — Pre*fron tal, a. (Anat. & Zo[ o]l.) Situated in front of the frontal bone, or the frontal region of the skull; ectethmoid, as a certain bone in the nasal capsule of many animals, and certain scales of reptiles and fishes. n. A prefrontal bone or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • exethmoid — parethmoid (a paired deep bone of perichondral origin lying in the front of the orbit under the prefrontal. Also called pleurethmoid, prefrontal, exethmoid and, incorrectly ectethmoid, as this latter is only in birds) …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • lateral ethmoid — parethmoid (a paired deep bone of perichondral origin lying in the front of the orbit under the prefrontal. Also called pleurethmoid, prefrontal, exethmoid and, incorrectly ectethmoid, as this latter is only in birds) …   Dictionary of ichthyology

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