cribriform plate

noun
: the horizontal plate of the ethmoid bone perforated with numerous foramina for the passage of the olfactory nerve filaments from the nasal cavity

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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

  • cribriform plate — noun In the human skull, a sieve like region of the ethmoid bone (which separates the nasal cavity from the brain) …   Wiktionary

  • cribriform plate — see ethmoid bone …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • cribriform plate of ethmoid bone — lamina cribrosa ossis ethmoidalis …   Medical dictionary

  • Кость Решетчатая (Ethmoid Bone, Cribriform Plate) — кость мо гового отдела черепа, которая входит в состав переднего отдела основания черепа и главным образом лицевого черепа, участвуя в образовании стенок глазниц и носовой полости. Решетчатая пластинка решетчатой кости (cribriform plate)… …   Медицинские термины

  • 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 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

  • 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 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

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