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Anatomy and Physiology of the Human Nose

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A good understanding of the normal human nose anatomy and function is critical to perform human respiratory system computer modelling and computational fluid dynamic (CFD) analysis. This chapter provides a broad overview of the function and organisation of the human respiratory system, including essential anatomical definitions, anatomy and naming conventions, as well as particular areas of surgical interest. The topics include Functions and Organisation of the Respiratory System, and the nasal cavity anatomy, function, physiology, and histology.

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Wong, E., Siu, J., Douglas, R., Singh, N. (2021). Anatomy and Physiology of the Human Nose. In: Inthavong, K., Singh, N., Wong, E., Tu, J. (eds) Clinical and Biomedical Engineering in the Human Nose. Biological and Medical Physics, Biomedical Engineering. Springer, Singapore. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-15-6716-2_2

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