Vomerine

vomer

[voh-mer]
noun Anatomy.
a bone of the skull in most vertebrates, in humans forming a large part of the septum between the right and left cavities of the nose.

Origin:
1695–1705; < Latin vōmer plowshare

vomerine [voh-muh-rahyn, -mer-in, vom-uh-rahyn, -er-in] , adjective
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vomer (ˈvəʊmə)
 
n
the thin flat bone forming part of the separation between the nasal passages in mammals
 
[C18: from Latin: ploughshare]
 
vomerine
 
adj

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vomer vo·mer (vō'mər)
n.
A thin flat bone of trapezoidal shape that forms the inferior and posterior portion of the nasal septum and articulates with the sphenoid and ethmoid bones, the two maxillae, and the two palatine bones.


vo'mer·ine' (-mə-rīn') adj.
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