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The Basic subset of the UBERON integrated, cross-species anatomy ontology is downloaded weekly from For more information about this ontology see the "About" page on the UBERON website at

Term:maxillary sinus
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Accession:UBERON:0001764 term browser browse the term
Definition:One of the paired paranasal sinuses, located in the body of the maxilla, communicating with the middle meatus of the nasal cavity.
Synonyms:exact_synonym: antrum of Highmore
 related_synonym: highmore antrum;   maxillary antrum;   sinus maxilliaris
 xref: CALOHA:TS-2231;   FMA:57715;   GAID:358;   MA:0001794;   MESH:D008443;   NCIT:C12275;   OpenCyc:Mx4rvp2ZWJwpEbGdrcN5Y29ycA;   SCTID:181204007;   UMLS:C0024957;   Wikipedia:Maxillary_sinus
 external_ontology: n/a NCBITaxon:33554

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  UBERON ontology 0
    anatomical entity 0
      immaterial anatomical entity 0
        anatomical space 0
          anatomical cavity 0
            paranasal sinus 0
              maxillary sinus 0
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  UBERON ontology 0
    anatomical entity 0
      material anatomical entity 0
        anatomical structure 0
          multicellular anatomical structure 0
            multicellular organism 0
              embryo 0
                embryonic structure 0
                  embryonic tissue 0
                    germ layer / neural crest 0
                      germ layer 0
                        ectoderm 0
                          ectoderm-derived structure 0
                            neurectoderm 0
                              presumptive neural plate 0
                                neural plate 0
                                  neural groove 0
                                    neural fold 0
                                      neural crest 0
                                        neural crest-derived structure 0
                                          mesenchyme derived from neural crest 0
                                            mesenchyme derived from head neural crest 0
                                              mesenchyme from rhombencephalic neural crest 0
                                                1st arch mesenchyme from neural crest 0
                                                  1st arch maxillary mesenchyme from neural crest 0
                                                    maxillary process mesenchyme from neural crest 0
                                                      maxilla 0
                                                        maxillary sinus 0
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