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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Ethmoid  \Eth"moid\,  Ethmoidal  \Eth*moid"al\,  a.  [Gr.  ?  like  a 
  sieve;  ?  sieve  +  ?  from:  cf  F.  ethmo["i]de,  ethmo["i]dal.] 
  (Anat.) 
  a  Like  a  sieve;  cribriform. 
  b  Pertaining  to  or  in  the  region  of  the  ethmoid  bone. 
 
  {Ethmoid  bone}  (Anat.),  a  bone  of  complicated  structure 
  through  which  the  olfactory  nerves  pass  out  of  the  cranium 
  and  over  which  they  are  largely  distributed. 




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