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Covering, Support, and Movement of the Body
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Frontal sinus
Superior
nasal concha
Middle
nasal concha
Ethmoid
bone
Inferior nasal concha
Nasal bone
Maxillary bone
(palatine process)
Palatine bone
(perpendicular
plate)
Palatine bone
(horizontal plate)
Pterygoid
process
(a) Bones forming the left lateral wall of the nasal cavity (nasal septum removed)
Sphenoidal
sinus
Sphenoid
bone
Superior, middle, and
inferior meatus
Anterior nasal spine
Vomer
Crista galli
Cribriform
plate
Ethmoid
bone
Frontal sinus
Nasal bone
Septal cartilage
Alveolar process
of maxilla
Perpendicular plate
of ethmoid bone
Sella turcica
Sphenoidal
sinus
Palatine bone
Palatine process
of maxilla
(b) Nasal cavity with septum in place showing the contributions of the ethmoid bone,
the vomer, and septal cartilage
Hard
palate
Figure 7.13
Bones of the nasal cavity.
(For a related image, see
A Brief Atlas of the Human
Body
, Figure 15.)
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