What is another word for middle nasal meatus?

Pronunciation: [mˈɪdə͡l nˈe͡ɪzə͡l mˈiːtəs] (IPA)

The middle nasal meatus is a term used to describe a narrow space within the nasal cavity. It is an important structure as it helps facilitate the functions of the nose, including breathing, smelling, and filtering air. Synonyms for the middle nasal meatus include middle turbinate, nasal conchae, and nasal passageway. The middle turbinate refers to the bony structure that projects into the middle nasal meatus, while the nasal conchae refer to the curled bony structures that line the nasal cavity. The term nasal passageway is used to describe the space created by the middle nasal meatus and the surrounding structures. These synonyms are all used interchangeably to describe the important structures within the nose.

Synonyms for Middle nasal meatus:

What are the hypernyms for Middle nasal meatus?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.
  • Other hypernyms:

    nasal cavity, Nasal Canal, Anatomical passageway, Nasal passageway.

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