nasal cavity


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Noun1.nasal cavity - either of the two cavities lying between the floor of the cranium and the roof of the mouth and extending from the face to the pharynxnasal cavity - either of the two cavities lying between the floor of the cranium and the roof of the mouth and extending from the face to the pharynx
neuroepithelium - epithelium associated with special sense organs and containing sensory nerve endings
bodily cavity, cavum, cavity - (anatomy) a natural hollow or sinus within the body
upper respiratory tract - the nose and throat and trachea
nose, olfactory organ - the organ of smell and entrance to the respiratory tract; the prominent part of the face of man or other mammals; "he has a cold in the nose"
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A 12-year-old girl presented to the emergency room with severe epistaxis from the right nasal cavity. The nasal bleed was controlled after insertion of an anterior nasal pack.
The volume fractions of the conchae, nasal cavity and nasal septum were 30.24%, 55.22%, 14.54%, and 33.03%, 53.23%, 13.73%, in stork and seagulls, respectively.
The dangerous amoeba survives on the bacteria in warm waters and enters into human brain through nasal cavity and eats up its tissues.
The company's products are based on a novel nasal drug delivery platform called POD technology which administers liquid or dry medication to the deep nasal cavity, enabling entirely new categories of drugs, including biologics, to be administered using a cost-effective, disposable, non-invasive method.
Additional imaging is not be necessary in cases which the source of bleeding is apperent, but in cases where a deviated nasal septum obstructs access to the posterior of the nasal cavity, the source of bleeding cannot be identified, so the possibility of a concomitant vascular mass should always be eliminated.
Bedside nasoendoscopy revealed a soft fleshy mass occupying the left nasal cavity. An attempt to pass a 6-French catheter beyond the mass into the nasopharynx was successful, which suggested that there was no associated choanal atresia.
Mistry, "Two unusual lesions in the nasal cavity of infants - A nasal chondromesenchymal hamartoma and an aneurysmal bone cyst like lesion - More closely related than we think?" International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology, vol.
Examination of the patient revealed an ulcer mass covered with crust in the anterior and inferior part of the right-sided nasal cavity.
In the right nasal cavity, there was a pedunculated, purplish, irregular necrotic mass which bleeds on touch originating from a region near the base at the posterior one-third of the nasal septum (Figure 1b).
Keywords: Hamartoma, chronic inflammation, nasal cavity, nasal polyps, nasal surgical procedures
In addition, it can also be found in other areas such as the nasal cavity, oral cavity, and other skin (subcutaneous) areas.
[3]-[5] They can arise throughout the mid face including the palate, mandibular condyle, coronoid process, orbit, maxillary antrum and nasal cavity. Nasal teeth are unlikely to be diagnosed following clinical examination alone, as they are often covered in granulation tissue and infected debris.