nasal septal cartilage

septal nasal cartilage

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a thin cartilaginous plate located between vomer, perpendicular plate of the ethmoid, and nasal bones, and completing the nasal septum anteriorly.

na·sal sep·tal car·ti·lage

(nā'zăl sep'tăl kahr'ti-lăj)
A thin cartilaginous plate located between vomer, perpendicular plate of the ethmoid, and nasal bones, and completing the nasal septum anteriorly.
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The authors reported that cytologic examination of pieces of drilled nasal septal cartilage revealed good uniformity in the size of the pieces, with an average greatest dimension of 0.
Routine septoplasty often involves the removal of a portion of nasal septal cartilage to alleviate nasal obstruction caused by septal deviation.
During this phase, there are two ossification centers in the posteroinferior part of the nasal septum; they are located between the nasal septal cartilage medially and the nasopalatine nerves laterally.
The aim of our investigation was to identify the histologic effects of silver nitrate on nasal septal cartilage after different lengths of exposure.
Nasal septal cartilage and auricular cartilage with epithelium are used widely for reconstruction.