cribriform

cribriform
Sievelike; containing many perforations. SYN: cribrate, polyporous. [L. cribrum, a sieve, + forma, form]

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crib·ri·form 'krib-rə-.fȯrm adj pierced with small holes

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crib·ri·form (kribґrĭ-form) [L. cribrum sieve + form] perforated with small holes, like a sieve.

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  • Cribriform — Crib ri*form (kr?b r?f?rm), a. [L. cribrum sieve + form: cf. F. cribriforme.] Resembling, or having the form of, a sieve; pierced with holes; as, the cribriform plate of the ethmoid bone; a cribriform compress. [1913 Webster] {Cribriform cells}… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cribriform — (Latin for perforated ) can refer to: Cribriform plate Fascia cribrosa Cribriform mesenchyme This disambiguation page lists articles associated with the same title. If an internal link led you here …   Wikipedia

  • cribriform — CRIBRIFÓRM, Ă adj. (Despre o formaţie anatomică) Perforat ca o sită. [< fr. cribriforme]. Trimis de LauraGellner, 07.02.2005. Sursa: DN  CRIBRIFÓRM, Ă adj. (despre o formaţie anatomică) perforat ca o sită. (< fr. cribriforme) Trimis de… …   Dicționar Român

  • cribriform — [krib′ri fôrm΄] adj. [< L cribrum, sieve, akin to cervere, to separate (see CRISIS) + FORM] perforated like a sieve …   English World dictionary

  • Cribriform cells — Cribriform Crib ri*form (kr?b r?f?rm), a. [L. cribrum sieve + form: cf. F. cribriforme.] Resembling, or having the form of, a sieve; pierced with holes; as, the cribriform plate of the ethmoid bone; a cribriform compress. [1913 Webster]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • cribriform plate — n 1) the horizontal plate of the ethmoid bone perforated with numerous foramina for the passage of the olfactory nerve filaments from the nasal cavity called also lamina cribrosa 2) LAMINA DURA * * * see ethmoid bone * * * fascia cribrosa …   Medical dictionary

  • Cribriform plate — Bone: Cribriform plate Ethmoid bone from above. Latin lamina cribrosa ossis ethmoidalis Gray s …   Wikipedia

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  • cribriform foramina — foramina cribrosa ossis ethmoidalis [TA] the openings in the cribriform plate of the ethmoid bone for passage of the olfactory nerves. Called also olfactory foramina …   Medical dictionary

  • cribriform — adjective Etymology: Latin cribrum sieve; akin to Latin cernere to sift more at certain Date: 1741 pierced with small holes …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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