Olfactory and Respiratory Nasal Fossae

  • Roger Jankowski


It is now possible to describe the nasal fossae, according to both evolutionary and developmental evidence, as a combination of two organs, the first one to smell and the second one to breathe.


Cribriform Plate Olfactory Mucosa Nasal Valve Anterior Cranial Fossa 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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