nasal septum bony

pars ossea septi nasi.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • Nasal septum — The dividing wall within the nose. The nasal septum runs down the middle of the nose creating two sides to the nose, each containing a passageway that ends in a nare (nostril). The nasal septum is not as simple a structure as it may seem. It… …   Medical dictionary

  • bony nasal septum — bony septum of nose pars ossea septi nasi …   Medical dictionary

  • nasal septum — noun a partition of bone and cartilage between the nasal cavities • Hypernyms: ↑septum • Part Meronyms: ↑vomer * * * noun : the bony and cartilaginous partition between the nasal passages …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Septum — A word borrowed from the Latin "saeptum" meaning a "dividing wall or enclosure." * * * 1. [TA] A thin wall dividing two cavities or masses of softer tissue. See septal area, transparent s.. 2. In fungi, a wall; usually a cross …   Medical dictionary

  • septum nasi — [TA] septum of nose: the partition separating the two nasal cavities in the midplane, composed of cartilaginous, membranous, and bony parts. Called also nasal s. and s. nasale [TA alternative] …   Medical dictionary

  • pars ossea septi nasi — [TA] bony part of nasal septum: the posterior part of the septum, consisting of the perpendicular plate of the ethmoid bone superiorly and of the vomer inferiorly. Called also bony nasal septum, bony septum of nose, and septum nasi osseum [TA] …   Medical dictionary

  • Rhinoplasty — For the album by Primus, see Rhinoplasty (album). Rhinoplasty Intervention Rhinoplasty: The lower lateral cartilage (greater alar cartilage) exposed for plastic modification via the left nostril …   Wikipedia

  • part — A portion. SYN: pars [TA]. abdominal p. of aorta SYN: abdominal aorta. abdominal p. of esophagus [TA] the portion of the esophagus from where it passes through the diaphragm to the stomach. See …   Medical dictionary

  • crest — 1. A ridge, especially a bony ridge. SEE ALSO: crista. 2. The ridge of the neck of a male animal, especially of a stallion or bull. 3. Feathers on the top of a bird s head, or fin rays on the top of a fish s head. SYN: crista [TA]. [L. crista] …   Medical dictionary

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