Middle meatus

Dr Craig Hacking and Dr Maxime St-Amant et al.

The middle meatus is an air passage of the lateral nasal cavity located between the middle nasal concha and lateral nasal wall. The anterior ethmoid air cells, maxillary and frontal sinuses all drain into the middle meatus.

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Anatomy: Head and neck
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Article information

rID: 59448
System: Head & Neck
Section: Anatomy
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Middle nasal meatus
  • Meatus nasi medius

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  • Figure 1: normal ostiomeatal complex diagram
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