lesser alar cartilages


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minor alar cartilage of nose

[TA]
the 2-4 cartilaginous plates of the wing of the nose posterior to the greater alar cartilage.

less·er a·lar car·ti·lag·es

(les'ĕr ā'lăr kahr'ti-lăj-ĕz)
The two to four cartilaginous plates of the wing of the nose posterior to the greater alar cartilage.