Bassett Collection of Stereoscopic Images of Human Anatomy

Osteology

Nasal fossae, posterior view through choanae

Image #37-6

KEYWORDS: Bones cartilage joints.

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Osteology
Nasal fossae, posterior view through choanae
1 . Pterygoid process sphenoid bone
2 . Pharyngeal canal
3 . Lateral plate of pterygoid process
4 . Cribriform plate (faintly shown)
5 . Pterygoid fossa
6 . Bony nasal septum (vomer)
7 . Medial plate of pterygoid process
8 . Nasofrontal suture & nasal bone (in depths of view)
9 . Pyramidal process palatine bone
10 . Lesser palatine foramen
11 . Greater palatine foramen
12 . Median palatine suture
13 . Body sphenoid bone
14 . Ala of vomer
15 . Sphenoid process palatine bone
16 . Superior nasal concha & superior nasal meatus
17 . Ethmoidal bulla
18 . Infundibulum of ethmoid bone & uncinate process
19 . Middle nasal concha & middle nasal meatus
20 . Inferior nasal concha &Inferior nasal meatus
21 . Pterygoid hamulus
22 . Horizontal plate palatine bone
23 . Transverse palatine suture
24 . Palatine process of maxilla
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