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Understanding the Anatomy of the Human Nose

  • Roger Jankowski
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Abstract

It is now possible to understand in an evo-devo and more rational way the seemingly complex anatomy of the human nose and to explain the superimposition of the many bones composing the lateral nasal wall (Fig. 11.1a); the triple origin of the nasal septum composed of one perpendicular bony plate, two vomer bones, and one septal cartilage (Fig. 11.1b); and also how the nasal pyramid has formed to protect the nasal fossae in the manner of a porch roof (Fig. 11.1c, d).

Keywords

Cribriform Plate Septal Cartilage Maxillary Bone Alar Cartilage Lamina Papyracea 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Roger Jankowski
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  1. 1.Faculté de Médecine Service ORL - CHUUniversité de LorraineNancyFrance

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