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Paranasal Sinuses MeSH Descriptor Data 2021


MeSH Heading
Paranasal Sinuses
Tree Number(s)
A04.531.621
Unique ID
D010256
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D010256
Annotation
general, prefer specifics; inflammation = SINUSITIS but do not add PARANASAL SINUSES for "paranasal" or "nasal" sinusitis
Scope Note
Air-filled spaces located within the bones around the NASAL CAVITY. They are extensions of the nasal cavity and lined by the ciliated NASAL MUCOSA. Each sinus is named for the cranial bone in which it is located, such as the ETHMOID SINUS; the FRONTAL SINUS; the MAXILLARY SINUS; and the SPHENOID SINUS.
Entry Term(s)
Nasal Sinuses
Sinonasal Tract
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2019/05/17
Paranasal Sinuses Preferred
Sinonasal Tract Related
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