Uncinate process of ethmoid bone

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Uncinate process of ethmoid bone
Processus uncinatus ossis ethmoidalis.PNG
Lateral wall of nasal cavity, showing ethmoid bone in position.(Uncinate process of ethmoid labeled at left.)
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Ethmoid bone from the right side. (Uncinate process labeled at bottom right.)
Latin processus uncinatus ossis ethmoidalis
Gray's p.155
Anatomical terms of bone

In the ethmoid bone, a curved lamina, the uncinate process, projects downward and backward from this part of the labyrinth; it forms a small part of the medial wall of the maxillary sinus, and articulates with the ethmoidal process of the inferior nasal concha.

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This article incorporates text from a public domain edition of Gray's Anatomy.