[ih-tur-nl] /ɪˈtɜr nl/
without beginning or end; lasting forever; always existing (opposed to ):
perpetual; ceaseless; endless:
eternal quarreling; eternal chatter.
Metaphysics. existing outside all relations of time; not subject to change.
something that is eternal.
the Eternal, .
(often capital) denoting or relating to that which is without beginning and end, regarded as an attribute of God
unchanged by time, esp being true or valid for all time; immutable: eternal truths
seemingly unceasing; occurring again and again: eternal bickering
late 14c., from Old French eternel or directly from Late Latin aeternalis, from Latin aeternus “of an age, lasting, enduring, permanent, endless,” contraction of aeviternus “of great age,” from aevum “age” (see eon). Related: Eternally.
[et-ee-oh-kreet-n, ee-tee-] /ˌɛt i oʊˈkrit n, ˌi ti-/ adjective 1. noting or pertaining to certain inscriptions found on Crete, written in an early form of the Greek alphabet.
- Ethmoidal sinus
ethmoidal sinus n. Any of the evaginations of the mucous membrane of the middle and superior meatus of the nasal cavity, subdivided into anterior, middle, and posterior sinuses.
- Ethmoid infundibulum
ethmoid infundibulum n. A passage from the middle meatus of the nose communicating with the anterior ethmoidal cells and frontal sinus.
ethmoiditis eth·moid·i·tis (ěth’moi-dī’tĭs) n. Inflammation of the ethmoid sinuses.