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Bassett Collection of Stereoscopic Images of Human Anatomy


Vomer, left lateral view

Image #44-2

KEYWORDS: Bones cartilage joints, Face.

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Vomer, left lateral view
1 . Anterior border for articulation with perpendicular plate of ethmoid bone and cartilagenous nasal septum
2 . Superior border for articulation with sphenoid ridge
3 . Ala of vomer
4 . Posterior (free) border
5 . Sulcus for nasopalatine nerve & sphenopalatine artery
6 . Inferior border for articulation with maxilla and palate