lateral crus of the major alar cartilage of the nose
Definition: portion of cartilage extending laterally and posteriorly in a winglike fashion, supporting the wing of the nose and keeping the nostril patent.
Synonym(s): crus laterale cartilaginis alaris majorisTA
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