Sphenoethmoidal recess

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Sphenoethmoidal recess
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Lateral wall of nasal cavity
(sphenoethmoidal recess labeled at top)
Details
Identifiers
LatinRecessus sphenoethmoidalis
TAA06.1.02.022
FMA59734
Anatomical terminology

The sphenoethmoidal recess is a small space in the nasal cavity into which the sphenoidal sinus and posterior ethmoid sinus open. It lies posterior and superior to the superior concha.

References[edit]

This article incorporates text in the public domain from page 994 of the 20th edition of Gray's Anatomy (1918)

External links[edit]

  • Anatomy figure: 33:04-04 at Human Anatomy Online, SUNY Downstate Medical Center - "The turbinates have been cut and removed to illustrate the meatus and openings into them."