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vertebrae

each of the series of small bones forming the backbone, having several projections for articulation and muscle attachment, and a hole through which the spinal cord passes.

2

mucoperiosteum

Mucoperiosteum is a compound structure consisting of mucous membrane and of periosteum (a dense layer of vascular connective tissue enveloping the bones except at the surfaces of the joints)

3

neoadjuvant

Neoadjuvant therapy is the administration of therapeutic agents before a main treatment.

4

pterygoid

of, relating to, being, or lying in the region of the inferior part of the sphenoid bone

of, relating to, or being a compound bone of the base of the cranium of various vertebrates formed by the fusion of several bony elements

5

terbinate

of, relating to, or being a nasal concha

any of three thin bony plates on the lateral wall of the nasal fossa on each side with or without their covering of mucous membrane: