Medical Definition of Sieve bone

1. A horizontal lamina from which are suspended the labyrinth, on either side, and the lamina perpendicularis in the centre; it fits into the ethmoidal notch of the frontal bone and supports the olfactory lobes of the cerebrum, being pierced with numerous openings for the passage of the olfactory nerves. Synonym: lamina cribrosa ossis ethmoidalis, cribrum, sieve bone, sieve plate. (05 Mar 2000)



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