Otolaryngology Book


Frontal Sinus

Aka: Frontal Sinus
  1. See Also
    1. Nasal Sinus
    2. Head and Neck Anatomy
    3. Sinusitis
  2. Anatomy
    1. entFrontalSinusGrayBB862.gifLewis (1918) Gray's Anatomy 20th ed (in public domain at Yahoo or BartleBy)

Frontal Sinus (C0016734)

Definition (MSH) One of the paired, but seldom symmetrical, air spaces located between the inner and outer compact layers of the FRONTAL BONE in the forehead.
Definition (NCI_CDISC) The paired, mucosal lined air spaces located above the orbit and communicating with the nasal passages. (NCI)
Definition (NCI_NCI-GLOSS) A type of paranasal sinus (a hollow space in the bones around the nose). There are two, large frontal sinuses in the frontal bone, which forms the lower part of the forehead and reaches over the eye sockets and eyebrows. The frontal sinuses are lined with cells that make mucus to keep the nose from drying out.
Definition (NCI) The paired, mucosal lined air spaces located above the orbit and communicating with the nasal passages.
Concepts Body Space or Junction (T030)
MSH D005626
SnomedCT 55060009
French Sinus frontaux, Sinus frontal
Swedish Pannhåla
Czech sinus frontalis, dutina čelní
Finnish Otsaontelo
English Cavity of frontal bone, Sinus frontalis, Frontal Sinus, frontal sinus, sinus frontal, frontal sinuses, FRONTAL SINUS, Frontal sinus, Frontal sinus structure, Frontal sinus structure (body structure), Frontal sinus, NOS, Sinus, Frontal
Polish Zatoka czołowa
Spanish estructura del seno frontal (estructura corporal), estructura de seno frontal, estructura de seno frontal (estructura corporal), estructura del seno frontal, seno frontal, Seno Frontal
Norwegian Sinus frontalis, Pannehule, Pannebihuler
German Sinus frontalis
Italian Seno frontale
Dutch Sinus frontalis, Voorhoofdsholte
Portuguese Seio Frontal
Derived from the NIH UMLS (Unified Medical Language System)

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