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Medical Term:

posterior process of septal cartilage


the tapering extension of the septal cartilage that lies between the perpendicular plate of the ethmoid and the vomer.

Synonym(s): processus posterior cartilaginis septi nasiTA, sphenoid process of septal nasal cartilageTA, processus sphenoidalis cartilaginis septi nasi

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