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Medical Term:

septal nasal cartilage


a thin cartilaginous plate located between the vomer, perpendicular plate of the ethmoid, and nasal bones, and completing the nasal septum anteriorly.

Synonym(s): cartilago septi nasiTA, cartilage of nasal septum, cartilaginous septum, nasal septal cartilage, pars cartilaginea septi nasi, quadrangular cartilage, septal cartilage

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