Sphenoethmoidal recess

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Sphenoethmoidal recess
Recessussphenoethmoidalis.PNG
Lateral wall of nasal cavity. (Sphenoethmoidal recess labeled at top.)
Latinrecessus sphenoethmoidalis
Gray'ssubject #223 994
 
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Sphenoethmoidal recess
Recessussphenoethmoidalis.PNG
Lateral wall of nasal cavity. (Sphenoethmoidal recess labeled at top.)
Latinrecessus sphenoethmoidalis
Gray'ssubject #223 994

The sphenoethmoidal recess is a small space posterior and superior to the superior concha into which the sphenoidal sinus opens.

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