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labyrinth

(Complex), noun complexity, confused situation, difficulty, enigma, involvement, intricate state, knotty problem, maze, mystery, problem, puzzle, riddle, tangle

labyrinth

(Winding course), noun circuitous course, complex course, complexity, complicated arrangement, complication, convolution, involvement, maze, meander, meanderings, problem, puzzle, tortuousness course, winding path, windings and turnings
See also: ambiguity, complex, complication, confusion, entanglement, imbroglio, involution, snarl
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Extensive knowledge of sinonasal anatomy, particularly of the ethmoid labyrinth and its surrounding structures, was essential when performing total intranasal ethmoidectomy before the development of FESS.
The presence of clefts in the ethmoid labyrinth instead of discrete ostia, as is seen in the maxillary and sphenoid sinuses, and the ill-defined junction between ethmoid and nasal mucosa make it difficult to precisely identify the site of origin of an ethmoid polyp.
The turbinate had a fibro-osseous consistency, as did the tissue in the ethmoid labyrinth, which was carefully dissected with the help of a computer-aided guidance system.