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American English: /ˈsaɪnəs/
British English: /ˈsʌɪnəs/

Translation of sinus in Spanish:

noun plural -nuses

  • Example sentences
    • Your sinuses are hollow spaces within the bones of your face, behind and above your nose.
    • Common wood dust produced in sanding furniture and cabinets is associated with increases in cancer of the nasal cavities and sinuses.
    • The sheep's nasal cavity and sinuses are orientated in a similar fashion to man's.

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