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Medical Term:

minor alar cartilage of nose


Definition: the 2–4 cartilaginous plates of the wing of the nose posterior to the greater alar cartilage.

Synonym(s): cartilagines alares minores nasiTA, accessory quadrate cartilage, lesser alar cartilages

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