vomeronasal cartilage


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vomeronasal cartilage

[¦väm·ə·rō′nāz·əl ′kärt·lij]
(anatomy)
A strip of hyaline cartilage extending from the anterior nasal spine upward and backward on either side of the septal cartilage of the nose and attached to the anterior margin of the vomer. Also known as Jacobson's cartilage.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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