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1. sinus

noun. ['ˈsaɪnəs'] an abnormal passage leading from a suppurating cavity to the body surface.

Synonyms

  • passage
  • passageway

Etymology

  • sinus (Latin)

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Rhymes with Sinus

  • aquinas
  • slyness
  • dryness
  • wryness
  • shyness
  • minus
  • linus
  • highness

Sentences with sinus


1. Noun, singular or mass
Pressing your fingertips to certain places on your face can reduce the pain from a sinus headache.

2. Adjective
You feel a sinus infection coming on.

3. Verb, base form
Swelling throughout your nasal passages will cause pressure in your head, leading to sinus pain and headaches.

4. Noun, plural
Your sinus cavity can also become congested, leading to further complications.

2. sinus

noun. ['ˈsaɪnəs'] a wide channel containing blood; does not have the coating of an ordinary blood vessel.

Synonyms

  • sinus rectus
  • sinus transversus
  • tentorial sinus
  • sinus coronarius
  • canal
  • cavernous sinus
  • coronary sinus
  • venous sinus
  • sigmoid sinus
  • epithelial duct
  • transverse sinus
  • duct
  • sinus cavernosus
  • channel
  • straight sinus

Etymology

  • sinus (Latin)

3. sinus

noun. ['ˈsaɪnəs'] any of various air-filled cavities especially in the bones of the skull.

Synonyms

  • maxillary sinus
  • ethmoid sinus
  • frontal sinus
  • paranasal sinus
  • cavity
  • sinus paranasales
  • cavum
  • sinus ethmoidales
  • nasal sinus
  • bodily cavity

Etymology

  • sinus (Latin)
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