Superior meatus

The superior meatus is an air passage of the lateral nasal cavity located between the superior nasal concha and lateral nasal wall. The posterior ethmoid air cells and sphenoid sinuses drain into the superior meatus.​

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Anatomy: Head and neck
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rID: 59450
System: Head & Neck
Section: Anatomy
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Superior nasal meatus
  • Meatus nasi superior
  • Superior meatuses
  • Superior nasal meatuses

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