Par*eth"moid (?), a. [Pref. para- + ethmoid.] Anat.

Near or beside the ethmoid bone or cartilage; -- applied especially to a pair of bones in the nasal region of some fishes, and to the ethmoturbinals in some higher animals.



A parethmoid bone.


© Webster 1913.

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