Cartilage of the septum
|Cartilage of the septum|
|Bones and cartilages of septum of nose. Right side. (Cartilage of the septum visible as blue structure atright.)|
|Cartilages of the nose, seen from below. (C. of septum visible in blue at bottom center.)|
|Latin||cartilago septi nasi|
|Gray's||subject #223 992|
The cartilage of the septum (or septal cartilage, or quadrangular cartilage) is somewhat quadrilateral in form, thicker at its margins than at its center, and completes the separation between the nasal cavities in front.
Its anterior margin, thickest above, is connected with the nasal bones, and is continuous with the anterior margins of the lateral cartilages; below, it is connected to the medial crura of the greater alar cartilages by fibrous tissue.
- Atlas of anatomy at UMich rsa1p7 - "Nasal septum, lateral view"
- septal+nasal+cartilage at eMedicine Dictionary
- SUNY Figs 33:02-01 - "Diagram of skeleton of medial (septal) nasal wall."
- Norman/Georgetown lesson9
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