Nasal fossa (profile)
: two cavities
separated by a vertical plate. Air enters the nasal fossae through the
nostrils and flows to an from the lungs.
: branch of the nerve related to smell.
: a bone at the base of the cranium crossed by divisions
of the olfactory nerve.
: cavity of the sphenoid.
Entrance to Eustachian tube
: opening of the tube connecting the
middle ear and the pharynx.
: back part of the palate.
: the chamber of the mouth.
: bony front part of the palate.
: upper external part of the mouth, covering the teeth.
: flexible substance in the point of the nose.
Septal cartilage of nose
: flexible substance of the septum.
: organic external covering of the body.
: cavity in the area of the forehead.
EN : Human
FR : Nez
ES : Nariz
The visible part of the human nose is the
protruding part of the face that bears the nostrils. The shape of the
nose is determined by the ethmoid bone and the nasal septum, which consists
mostly of cartilage and which separates the nostrils.