vomeronasal cartilage


vomeronasal cartilage
vomeronasal cartilage n a narrow process of cartilage between the vomer and the cartilage of the nasal septum called also Jacobson's cartilage

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cartilago vomeronasalis.

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  • Vomeronasal cartilage — Infobox Anatomy Name = PAGENAME Latin = cartilago vomeronasalis GraySubject = 223 GrayPage = 996 Caption = Frontal section of nasal cavities of a human embryo 28 mm. long. (Vomeronasal cartilage labeled at bottom left.) Caption2 = System =… …   Wikipedia

  • cartilage of Jacobson — cartilage of Ja·cob·son jā kəb sən, kəp n VOMERONASAL CARTILAGE …   Medical dictionary

  • Vomeronasal organ — Infobox Anatomy Name = Vomeronasal organ Latin = organum vomeronasale GraySubject = 223 GrayPage = 996 Caption = Frontal section of nasal cavities of a human embryo 28 mm. long (Vomeronasal organ of Jacobson labeled at right) Caption2 = Precursor …   Wikipedia

  • vomeronasal — Relating to the vomer and the nasal bone. * * * vom·ero·na·sal .väm ə rō nā zəl, .vōm adj of or relating to the vomer and the nasal region and esp. to the vomeronasal organ or the vomeronasal cartilage * * * vo·mero·na·sal (vo″mər o… …   Medical dictionary

  • Cartilage — Firm, rubbery tissue that cushions bones at joints. A more flexible kind of cartilage connects muscles with bones and makes up other parts of the body, such as the larynx and the outside parts of the ears. * * * A connective tissue characterized… …   Medical dictionary

  • vomeronasal — |vämərō+ adjective Etymology: vomero + nasal : of or relating to the vomer and the nasal region and especially to Jacobson s organ or Jacobson s cartilage …   Useful english dictionary

  • Jacobson's cartilage — Ja·cob·son s cartilage jā kəb sənz n VOMERONASAL CARTILAGE Jacobson Ludwig Levin (1783 1843) Danish anatomist. Jacobson was a specialist in comparative anatomy. He discovered the vomeronasal organ and the vomeronasal cartilage in 1809. He… …   Medical dictionary

  • Nasal cartilages — Cartilages of the nose. Side view. (Greater alar cartilage visible in blue at center right.) …   Wikipedia

  • cartilago — SYN: cartilage.For histologic description, see cartilage. [L. gristle] cartilagines alares minores SYN: minor alar cartilage. c. alaris major SYN: major alar cartilage. c. articularis SYN: articular cartilage. c. arytenoidea [TA] SYN …   Medical dictionary

  • Cartilages of the nose — ( cartilagines nasi ) can refer to: * Accessory nasal cartilages * Cartilage of the septum * Greater alar cartilage * Lateral nasal cartilage * Lesser alar cartilages * Vomeronasal cartilageExternal links* …   Wikipedia


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