The word sinus is a valid scrabble word

3 short excerpts of WikWik.org (WikWik is an online database of words defined in the English, French, Spanish, Italian, and other Wiktionnaries.)

  • sinus  n. (anatomy) A pouch or cavity in any organ or tissue, especially the paranasal sinus.
  • sinus  n. (botany) A notch or depression between two lobes or teeth in the margin of an organ.
  • sinus  n. (pathology) An abnormal cavity or passage such as a fistula, caused by the destruction of tissue.

30 valid words from 3 definitions

ABNORMAL AN ANATOMY ANY AS BETWEEN BOTANY BY CAUSED CAVITY DEPRESSION DESTRUCTION ESPECIALLY FISTULA IN LOBES MARGIN NOTCH OF OR ORGAN PASSAGE PATHOLOGY POUCH SINUS SUCH TEETH THE TISSUE TWO

1 invalid word from 3 definitions

PARANASAL

6 words-in-word (Words found as is inside the word.)

IN NU NUS SI SIN US

6 words-in-word RTL (Words found written from right to left, inside the word.)

IS NIS SUN UN UNI UNIS

One anagram (New word found by changing the order of the letters.)

NISUS

7 cousins (New words found by changing only one letter.)

MINUS SINDS SINES SINGS SINHS SINKS SITUS

One lipogram (New word found when removing only one letter.)

SINS

8 suffixes (New words found by adding one or more letters at the end of the word.)

SINUSES SINUSOID SINUSITIS SINUSLIKE SINUSOIDS SINUSOIDAL SINUSITISES SINUSOIDALLY

3 anagrams plus one (New words formed with all the letters from the word plus a letter.)

+G SUINGS
+K UNKISS
+T SUINTS

3 anagrams minus one (New words formed with all the letters from the word minus a letter.)

-I SUNS
-S UNIS
-U SINS

Scrabble scoring

  • 5 points.

Probability in scrabble (Probability to draw 7 letters at the beginning of the game to build the word.)

  • Joker allowed, 1 in 487 chance (0.21%).
  • Joker not allowed, 1 in 2766 chance (0.04%).

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  • No epentheses (Word found when adding only one letter.)
  • Not found in the middle (Word found by adding letters in front and at the end of the word.)
  • No prefixes (Word found by adding one or more letters in front of the word.)

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