Highmore antrum body

Highmore antrum body
High·more antrum, body (hiґmor) [Nathaniel Highmore, English anatomist, 1613–1685] see sinus maxillaris and mediastinum testis.

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  • maxillary sinus — n an air cavity in the body of the maxilla that communicates with the middle meatus of the nose called also antrum of Highmore * * * (maxillary antrum) see paranasal sinuses …   Medical dictionary

  • maxillary sinus — noun one of a pair of sinuses forming a cavity in the maxilla • Hypernyms: ↑sinus * * * noun or maxillary antrum : an air cavity in the body of the maxilla that communicates with the middle meatus of the nose called also antrum of Highmore …   Useful english dictionary

  • sinus maxillaris — [TA] maxillary sinus one of the paired paranasal sinuses located in the body of the maxilla on either side and communicating with the middle meatus of the nasal cavity on the same side. Called also antrum of Highmore …   Medical dictionary

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