Eth"moid (?), Eth*moid"al (?), a. [Gr. like a sieve; sieve + from: cf. F. ethmoide, ethmoidal.] Anat. (a)

Like a sieve; cribriform.


Pertaining to, or in the region of, the ethmoid bone.

Ethmoid bone Anat., a bone of complicated structure through which the olfactory nerves pass out of the cranium and over which they are largely distributed.


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