Dictionary of Human Evolution and Biology

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Ethmoid Bone

Small bone of the facial skeleton that is anterior to the sphenoid and consists of two parts on either side of the nasal cavity and connected by the cribiform plate. This bone forms the floor of the braincase under the frontal lobes and the roof of the nasal cavity.

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