Science Art: Figure Showing Anterior Ethmoidal Artery, 2013.

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Ever feel congested? Here’s where it happens – the paranasal sinuses. These ones are under your eyes. And the artery we’re specifically looking at here comes from the main artery to the eyes, but branches off to feed the nose. Where things get all coily and spirally.

From “Anatomy of Orbit”, by Professor Balasubramanian Thiagarajian, in Rhinology, February 9, 2013.

You know Prof. Thiagarajian. The nose man? He knows nose.

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