Translation of sinus in Spanish:


seno (nasal), n.

Pronunciation /ˈsaɪnəs//ˈsʌɪnəs/

nounPlural sinuses

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    seno (nasal) masculine
    • During a physical examination, your doctor may feel for tenderness in the area of the sinuses and examine your nasal passages looking for inflammation, secretions or deformities.
    • Your sinuses are hollow spaces within the bones of your face, behind and above your nose.
    • The two cavernous sinuses are large veins lying within the skull cavity, immediately behind each eye socket and on either side of the pituitary gland.
    • Common wood dust produced in sanding furniture and cabinets is associated with increases in cancer of the nasal cavities and sinuses.
    • The sheep's nasal cavity and sinuses are orientated in a similar fashion to man's.