Sphenoethmoidal recess

Dr Maxime St-Amant and Dr Henry Knipe et al.

The sphenoethmoidal recess drains the posterior ethmoid air cells and sphenoid sinuses into the superior meatus of the nasal cavity

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Head and neck anatomy
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Article information

rID: 46557
System: Head & Neck
Section: Anatomy
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Sphenoethmoid recess
  • Posterior ostiomeatal complex
  • Spheno-ethmoid recess
  • Spheno-ethmoidal recess

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