• WordNet 3.6
    • n sinusitis inflammation of one of the paranasal sinuses
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n sinusitis Inflammation of any sinus, whether an air-sinus or a sinus of the dura mater.
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In literature:

Herophilus, in that sinus of the brain which is the basis of it.
"Essays and Miscellanies" by Plutarch
Ad fundum sinus Carpentariae annis 1802 et 3.
"Expedition into Central Australia" by Charles Sturt
Indusium large, orbicular, with a deep, narrow sinus.
"The Fern Lover's Companion" by George Henry Tilton
Opening of cell broad oval, pointed below; three short indistinct spines above; vibraculum large, sinus deep.
"Narrative Of The Voyage Of H.M.S. Rattlesnake, Commanded By The Late Captain Owen Stanley, R.N., F.R.S. Etc. During The Years 1846-1850. Including Discoveries And Surveys In New Guinea, The Louisiade Archipelago, Etc. To Which Is Added The Account Of Mr. E.B. Kennedy's Expedition For The Exploration Of The Cape York Peninsula. By John Macgillivray, F.R.G.S. Naturalist To The Expedition. In Two Volumes. Volume 1." by John MacGillivray
A common probe is passed through the sinuses, or openings.
"The People's Common Sense Medical Adviser in Plain English" by R. V. Pierce
A man of mine with his head shattered and his hand shot through was trephined last night, and his longitudinal sinus packed with gauze.
"Diary of a Nursing Sister on the Western Front, 1914-1915" by Anonymous
Leaves of medium size and thickness, longer than wide; petiolar sinus wide; marginal teeth rounded; leaf-tip blunt.
"Manual of American Grape-Growing" by U. P. Hedrick
The mucous membrane of the mouth, nose, sinuses of the head, throat, and lower respiratory passages are also involved.
"Special Report on Diseases of Cattle" by U.S. Department of Agriculture
Do you suppose my sinus trouble is cleared up?
"The Enormous Room" by Horace Leonard Gold
Milk sinuses which conduct the milk from the secreting tissue to the milk cistern.
"Outlines of dairy bacteriology" by H. L. Russell
A complex network places these sinuses and the lateral sinuses in communication.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 5, Slice 7" by Various
It opens into the peri-oesophageal sinus.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Slice 3" by Various
Circular sinus which connects the two cavernous sinuses together.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Slice 4" by Various
Sinuses he dilated with tents of gentian root, or he incised them upon a director.
"The Popes and Science" by James J. Walsh
The blood is brought to the respiratory organs in both cases by a great venous collecting sinus having a ventral median position.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 2, Slice 3" by Various
My lingering cold had miraculously vanished, inflamed sinuses and all.
"Life Blood" by Thomas Hoover
The pepper spray seemed to have cleared out his sinuses and given him back some of his hearing.
"Makers" by Cory Doctorow
Their principal elevation is disposed so obliquely that I judge them to be due to large frontal sinuses.
"A Manual of the Antiquity of Man" by J. P. MacLean
Broad, thin leaves, three-lobed by wide sinuses, cover with a thick thatch the rounded head of the tree.
"Trees Worth Knowing" by Julia Ellen Rogers
Leaves with a deep sinus at the base.
"The Manual of the Botany of the Northern United States" by Asa Gray

In news:

Steroids Won't Ease Most Sinusitis Attacks, Study Finds.
A common complaint, particularly in the winter months, is an increase of respiratory and sinus problems.
Jack visits his internal medicine doctor to follow up on a sinus infection.
When Adam Sandler isn't making bathroom jokes or talking like a 2-year-old with a sinus infection, the guy can be disarming.
Last week I told you I've been a recent allergy and sinus sufferer.
On the left is a healthy sinus .
Xlear, Inc has a new all-natural kit geared toward the sinuses .
The Sinus Care NETI is made with xylitol and comes with one sinus rinse bottle, six packets of XLEAR xylitol refill solution and one free XLEAR sinus spray sample.
Here we go again Suffering from sinusitis.
She concluded it was likely from allergy-packed sinuses .
Sinuses are air-filled spaces found in the bones of your face and head, and are considered healthy when they are open and clear.
Dr Oz, his wife, Lisa, and Dr Roizen talk with Dr Jordan Josephson, author of Sinus Relief Now, about why more people than ever have more allergies and about ways to find relief.
Doctors still prescribing antibiotics for sinus infections, despite evidence they don't work.
With our changing temperatures, one day sunny and warm, the next day a near blizzard, your sinuses have a hard time keeping up.
So, let's learn a bit about the anatomy of the sinuses .

In science:

The slightly perturbed solution in the no-energy-transfer regime can also be approximated by k ≈ 0 and elementary function sinus with small amplitude (b − c) ≈ 0 [see Fig.
Quantum, classical and semiclassical analyses of photon statistics in harmonic generation
Une extension multidimensionnelle de la loi de l’arc sinus.
Two recursive decompositions of Brownian bridge
Yor, Une extension multidimensionnel le de la loi de l’arc sinus , volume 1372 of Lecture Notes in Maths , p. 294, Springer (1989).
Functionals of the Brownian motion, localization and metric graphs
Une extension multidimensionnelle de la loi de l’arc sinus.
Gamma Tilting Calculus for GGC and Dirichlet means with applications to Linnik processes and Occupation Time Laws for Randomly Skewed Bessel Processes and Bridges
F (x) follows by integration of the formal Fourier sinus series for the density f .
On the Laplace transform of some quadratic forms and the exact distribution of the sample variance from a gamma or uniform parent distribution
Another branch of solutions is obtained by replacing the sinus by the cosinus.
The Fractal Structure of Matter and the Casimir Effect
Another solution is recovered by replacing the sinus by the cosinus.
The Fractal Structure of Matter and the Casimir Effect
It is obvious that the An(τn) will attain a value around zero in a linear trend and it will vary in proportion to the Xn(τn) in exponential and sinus cyclic trends.
Analysis of the trends in the index of the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE)
Barlow, M., Pitman, J., and Yor, M. (1989) Une extension multidimensionnelle de la loi de l’arc sinus.
The Uniform Law for Sojourn Measures of Random Fields
The coefficient of the sinus is strictly positive (the coefficient of the cosinus has instead at least one zero for η0 ∈ [0, √q ], since it is positive for η0 = 0 and negative for η0 → √q).
Stability of solitons under rapidly oscillating random perturbations of the initial conditions
In the last inequality we estimated the absolute value of the sinus by a piecewise linear function, see the picture below.
Lecture notes on non-asymptotic theory of random matrices
W the sinus of the electroweak mixing angle ΘW . A prove of the SM is to compare these predictions to measurements.
e^+e^- Physics at LEP and a Future Linear Collider
This result was obtained by the Fourier transform method described above using the time step ∆t = 0.01 s. (An artefact of the Fourier method is that the trajectory always ends and starts at the same value due to the periodicity of the sinus and cosinus functions in the Fourier expansion.
Review of Nonlinear Methods and Modelling
Incredibly, the output of the phase comparator shows a clear and important sinus-like undulation which permits to conclude of the existence of a periodic variation (24 h period)) of the speed of light in the coaxial cable around 500 km/s.
The Roland De Witte 1991 Detection of Absolute Motion and Gravitational Waves
Dashed line shows the approximation by the simple sinus.
The study of the X-ray emission from the accreting black holes and neutron stars