Visible Human Transverse Section Through the Head

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The ethmoid air sinuses lie behind the nasal passageways. These air cells are covered with an epithelium. Epithelial cells secrete mucous and help to warm and moisten air destined for the lungs.

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eye | lens | medial rectus | lateral rectus | ethmoid sinus | sphenoid sinus | nasal septum | temporalis muscle | brain |
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Module Name: a_vm1110
Module Title: Visible Human Transverse Section Through the Head
Image Info: Gross specimen, transverse section
Created by: Lynn Bry
Last modified: Feb 4th, 1997

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