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vomer

[′vō·mər]
(anatomy)
A skull bone below the ethmoid region constituting part of the nasal septum in most vertebrates.
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8) Nasal obstruction frequently involves the perpendicular plate of the ethmoid bone and the vomer, and it is traditionally treated with an open surgical procedure in which the mucoperiosteum is elevated and the offending bone is fractured and/or removed.
Surface area of each septal bone and its percentage of the total bone surface area Total septal surface Ethmoid Vomer Specimen [mm.
The vomers are paired dermal bones supporting the anterior palate and associated intimately with the choanae.
In the species of Craugastor, Pelorius, and the abbotti, conspicillatus, martinicensis, myersi, and sulcatus series, the palatine has the same morphology as in ceratophryine, hylodine, leptodactyline, and most telmatobiine vomers, i.
1) but no imagination can record the feature for the other eleven Syrrhophus (whose vomers are so reduced).
The anterior teeth of the second lateral rows are barely evident along the labial margin of the vomer, and on several teeth the pulp cavity has been exposed.