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General Anatomy > Respiratory system > Nose > Nasal cartilages > Septal nasal cartilage > Posterior process; Sphenoid process

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Description

The septal nasal cartilage may be prolonged backward (especially in children) as a narrow process, the sphenoidal process, for some distance between the vomer and perpendicular plate of the ethmoid.


This definition incorporates text from a public domain edition of Gray's Anatomy (20th U.S. edition of Gray's Anatomy of the Human Body, published in 1918 – from http://www.bartleby.com/107/).

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