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Medial Wall of Nasal Cavity
Respiratory System

Medial Wall of Nasal Cavity

Paries medialis cavitatis nasi

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Structure/Morphology

The medial wall of the nasal cavity is formed by the nasal septum. Anteriorly, it is continuous with the septal cartilage of the external nose. Posteriorly, it Is formed by the bony perpendicular plate of ethmoid (superiorly) and the vomer (inferiorly).

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