HyperDic: sinus

English > 3 senses of the word sinus:
NOUNbodysinus, fistulaan abnormal passage leading from a suppurating cavity to the body surface
bodysinusany of various air-filled cavities especially in the bones of the skull
bodysinus, venous sinusa wide channel containing blood
sinus > pronunciation
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English > sinus: 3 senses > noun 1, body
MeaningAn abnormal passage leading from a suppurating cavity to the body surface.
Synonymfistula
Broaderpassage, passagewayA path or channel or duct through or along which something may pass
Spanishfístula
Catalanfístula
English > sinus: 3 senses > noun 2, body
MeaningAny of various air-filled cavities especially in the bones of the skull.
Narrowerethmoid sinus, ethmoidal sinus, sinus ethmoidalesA sinus of the meatuses of the nasal cavity (behind the bridge of the nose)
frontal sinusOne of a pair of cavities in the frontal bone
maxillary sinusOne of a pair of sinuses forming a cavity in the maxilla
paranasal sinus, sinus paranasales, nasal sinusAny of the paired sinuses in the bones of the face adjacent to the nasal cavity that are lined with mucous membrane that is continuous with the lining of the nasal cavities
Broadercavity, bodily cavity, cavum(anatomy) a natural hollow or sinus / sinus within the body
Spanishseno
Catalansi
English > sinus: 3 senses > noun 3, body
MeaningA wide channel containing blood; does not have the coating of an ordinary blood vessel.
Synonymvenous sinus
Narrowercavernous sinus, sinus cavernosusEither of a pair of large venous sinuses in the cranial cavity
coronary sinus, sinus coronariusA short sinus receiving most of the veins of the heart
sigmoid sinus, sinus sigmoideusAn S-shaped dural sinus on the temporal and occipital bones
straight sinus, tentorial sinus, sinus rectusAn unpaired sinus of the dura mater
transverse sinus, sinus transversusA paired dural sinus
Broaderduct, epithelial duct, canal, channelA bodily passage or tube lined with epithelial cells and conveying a secretion or other substance
Spanishseno venoso
Catalansi d'una vena

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