Primary and Secondary Palates: Primary and Secondary Nasal Fossae

  • Roger Jankowski


By synthesis of the previous data, it is now possible to revise both the evolutionary and developmental formation of the nasal fossae.


Olfactory Epithelium Nasal Septum Olfactory Function Palatal Shelf Nasal Fossa 
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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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