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pl. sinusessinus [L., sinus, curve, hollow]
1. A recess.
2. A cavity with a narrow opening.
3. An endothelium-lined, air-filled cavity within a bone. When lay people speak of sinuses, they usually mean the paranasal sinuses.
4. An endothelium-lined channel for venous blood.
5. A channel leading to an abscess.
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Venes, Donald, editor. "Sinus." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 23rd ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Taber's Online, www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/729821/all/cranial_venous_sinus.
Sinus. In: Venes D, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. 23rd ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/729821/all/cranial_venous_sinus. Accessed November 21, 2019.
Sinus. (2017). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary. Available from https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/729821/all/cranial_venous_sinus
Sinus [Internet]. In: Venes D, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 November 21]. Available from: https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/729821/all/cranial_venous_sinus.
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