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. [ https://www.worldcat.org/search?q=bn%3A0-683-40008-8 MP : 0002240 ]

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Term information

Subsets

uberon_slim, pheno_slim

definition
  • 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.
depicted by
  • https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/f/fb/Nnh_front.svg
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
  • http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/FMA_76587
has related synonym
  • nasal sinus
id
  • UBERON:0001825