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vomer

 [vo´mer]
a bone forming part of the nasal septum; see Appendix 2-3. adj., adj vo´merine.

vomer (bone)

a flat trapezoidal bone forming the inferior and posterior portion of the nasal septum; it articulates with the sphenoid, ethmoid, two maxillae, and two palatine bones.

vomer

/vo·mer/ (vo´mer) [L.] the unpaired flat bone that forms the inferior and posterior part of the nasal septum. vo´merine

vomer

(vō′mər)
n.
A thin flat bone forming the inferior and posterior part of the nasal septum and dividing the nostrils in most vertebrates.

vo′mer·ine′ (-mə-rīn′) adj.

vomer

[vō′mər]
Etymology: L, plowshare
the plow-shaped bone forming the posterior and inferior part of the nasal septum and having two surfaces and four borders.
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Vomer

vo·mer

(vō'mĕr) [TA]
A flat bone of trapezoidal shape forming the inferior and posterior portion of the nasal septum; it articulates with the sphenoid, ethmoid, two maxillae, and two palatine bones.
[L. plowshare]

vomer

A thin, flat plate of bone that forms the rear part of the partition of the nose (the nasal septum).

vomer

the thin flat bone forming part of the separation between the nasal passages in mammals.

vomer (vōˑ·mer),

n the thin plow-shaped bone of the skull that forms the anterior and posterior parts of the nasal septum.
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Vomer.

vo·mer

(vō'mĕr) [TA]
A trapezoidal bone forming the inferior and posterior portion of the nasal septum.
[L. ploughshare]

vomer (vō´mər),

n the single facial bone that forms the posterior portion of the nasal septum.

vomer

a bone forming part of the nasal septum. See also Table 10.
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The right maxilla (mx) is better preserved than its counterpart, with the former containing both the articulation for the vomer (fv) and the internal process (ipr).
These characters were: position of the club of the maxillopalatine, medial curvature of the rostral palatine, length of the interpalatine space, position of the palatal crests, shape of the rostral end of the vomer in ventral view, nature of the pterygoid-palatine joint, and size or presence of an interorbital fontanel.
13) Kolmogorov-smirnov tests (Shennan 1988) indicate that these differences are statistically significant only for posttemporals and vomers.
Mucosa was removed from the area of the vomer accessed from the nasopharyngeal side.
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1997) found a sharply toothed premaxilla, mandible, vomer, and palatine, as well as fine-toothed gill arches and pharyngeal jaws.
The vomer possesses a convex occlusal surface so that tooth crowns of the fourth lateral rows face labially.
2) in HL; lips thin; teeth conical with slightly curved tips, extending on to outer surface of lips; teeth of upper jaw in 4-5 irregular rows anteriorly, reduced to a single row posteriorly, where they are exposed when mouth is closed; teeth in lower jaw in about 7-10 irregular rows anteriorly, reduced to 1 or 2 rows posteriorly; narrow row containing small, conical teeth on vomer and palatines (usually embedded in congealed mucous).
Congenital os vomer agenesis as a cause is very rare.
11 (16-30) 1 (20) Elagatis bipinnulata 18 (17-81) 5 (24-43) Selar crumenophthalmus 4 (17-29) Selene setapinnis * 1 (19) Selene vomer Selene sp.