the paired air-filled cavities surrounded by the bones of the face that are lined by mucous membranes and are continuous with the nasal cavity [ MP:0002240 ]

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Term information


uberon_slim, pheno_slim

depicted by


development notes

Arise as epithelial lined diverticula of the lining of the nasal cavity. The extent of sinus development varies with species, most of the development occurs postnatally

fma set term

has related synonym

nasal sinus