Uncinate process of ethmoid bone
|Uncinate process of ethmoid bone|
Lateral wall of nasal cavity, showing ethmoid bone in position.(Uncinate process of ethmoid labeled at left.)
Ethmoid bone from the right side. (Uncinate process labeled at bottom right.)
|Latin||processus uncinatus ossis ethmoidalis|
|Anatomical terms of bone|
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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.
- Anatomy figure: 33:01-02 at Human Anatomy Online, SUNY Downstate Medical Center - "The bones of the lateral nasal wall."
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