What are sinus?

  • (noun): Any of various air-filled cavities especially in the bones of the skull.
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on sinus:

Sinus (anatomy) - Classification of Sinusitis
... Acute Any sinus infection which lasts for a maximum of three weeks can be referred to as acute sinusitis with the affected individual displaying symptoms such ... infections within one or more of the sinus cavities or any allergic disorders which targets and increases the sensitivity of the mucus membrane linings which surround ... Recurrent This type of sinus infection is intermittent a person usually experiences this type of infection numerous times throughout a year with ...
Sinus Augmentation - Risks
... A major risk of a sinus augmentation is that the sinus membrane could be pierced or ripped ... Often, the sinus membrane grows back thicker and stronger, making success more likely on the second operation ... Besides tearing of the sinus membrane, there are other risks involved in sinus augmentation surgery ...
Sinus - Astronomy
... structures on the surface of the moon Sinus Aestuum Sinus Amoris Sinus Asperitatis Sinus Concordiae Sinus Fidei Sinus Iridium Sinus Lunicus Sinus Medii Sinus Successus ...
Sinus Augmentation
... Sinus augmentation (also known as sinus lift or sinus graft) is an oral surgery procedure in which bone is added to the upper jaw, or maxilla, in the area of premolar and molar teeth ... office with local anesthesia, requiring up to six months of healing for the sinus augmentation to support dental implants ...
Sinus Augmentation - Basic Procedure
... There are multiple ways to perform sinus augmentation ... the gum tissue, exposing the lateral boney wall of the sinus ... The surgeon then cuts a "window" to the sinus, which is covered by a thin membrane ...

More definitions of "sinus":

  • (noun): A wide channel containing blood; does not have the coating of an ordinary blood vessel.
    Synonyms: venous sinus
  • (noun): An abnormal passage leading from a suppurating cavity to the body surface.
    Synonyms: fistula