What does "Sinus" mean?


(n.) A bay of the sea; a recess in the shore (n.) A cavity in a bone or other part, either closed or with a narrow opening (n.) A cavity; a depression (n.) A depression between adjoining lobes (n.) A dilated vessel or canal (n.) A narrow, elongated cavity, in which pus is collected; an elongated abscess with only a small orifice (n.) An opening; a hollow; a bending (pl. ) of Sinus

Synonyms fistula, venous sinus

Word Family sinuses