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nasal cavity

The large, air-filled space located behind the nose and in the middle of the face….

pleural cavity

The space that lies between the two layers of the pleura (lungs) and normally contains a thin film of fluid….

endoscopic surgery

A type of surgery for cancers that can be accessed through the nasal cavity. Tissue is removed using an endoscope and no surgical cuts need to be made.

lateral rhinotomy

A cut along the edge of the nose to gain access to the nasal cavity and sinuses.

midface degloving

Surgical access to the nasal cavity or sinuses using a cut under the upper lip….

nasogastric (NG) tube

A plastic feeding tube that passes in through the nasal passageway and directly into the stomach….

intraperitoneal chemotherapy

A technique of administering chemotherapy into the abdominal cavity via injection into the peritoneum.

pleural effusion

An abnormal build-up of fluid in the pleural cavity (outside the lung itself)….

salivary ducts

Small openings in the oral cavity that release saliva into the mouth. The ducts are connected to the salivary glands….

salivary glands

Glands where saliva is made. Includes the parotid gland (front of the ears) and the sublingual and submandibular glands (under the oral cavity)….