nasal septum

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Noun1.nasal septum - a partition of bone and cartilage between the nasal cavitiesnasal septum - a partition of bone and cartilage between the nasal cavities
septum - (anatomy) a dividing partition between two tissues or cavities
vomer - thin trapezoidal bone of the skull forming the posterior and inferior parts of the nasal septum
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This left a large cavity with the lamina papyracea laterally (figure, C), the nasal septum medially (figure, C), the anterior face of the sphenoid sinus and the sphenoid ostium posteriorly (figure, D and E), and the roof of the ethmoid and skull base superiorly (figure, F).
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To grow cartilage, small biopsies of the tissue are taken from the nasal septum and the cartilage cells are isolated.
A medical report presented to the Lower Criminal Court showed that the victim's nasal septum had been deviated -- the technical term for a broken nose -- which required three weeks' treatment.
Cartilage cells were extracted from the patient's nasal septum, multiplied and expanded onto a collagen membrane.
Consultants from the hospital said that difficulty in breathing may be caused by many factors such as displacement of the nasal septum or deviation of the nasal septum into one of the cavities (nasal septum deviation).
The consultants stated that difficulty with breathing during sleep may be caused by many factors, such as displacement of the nasal septum or deviation of the nasal septum into one of the cavities (Nasal Septum Deviation).
Sometimes other problems within the nose cause obstruction such as a deviated nasal septum or nasal polyps and these conditions may need surgical treatment.
The actress said a nasal septum deviation is to blame for Burton's snores, but he won't undergo operation to fix the problem.
THE damage to Mrs Phillipson's nose was caused because of small hairs embedding themselves in her nasal septum.
Deviated septum on the other hand, is a common physical disorder involving the displacement of the nasal septum often leading to difficulties breathing through the nose.
The site of bleeding was localised to the nasal septum in 10 patients (71%) and to the lateral nasal wall in 3 (21%), while 1 patient (7%) had a combination of bleeding sites.