• 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

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