Ethmoid bane

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Ethmoid bane
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Cranial banes
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The seiven banes which airticulate tae form the orbit. (Ethmoid is broun)
Laitinos ethmoidale
Anatomical terms o bane

The ethmoid bane (/ˈɛθmɔɪd/;[1][2] frae Greek ethmos, "sieve") is a bane in the skull that separates the nasal cavity frae the brain.

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  1. OED 2nd edition, 1989 as /ˈεθmɔɪd/.
  2. Entry "ethmoid" in Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary.