Skeletal System

Axial Skeleton

Where is the vomer bone located?

The vomer bone (from the Latin, meaning “plowshare”) is part of the nasal septum, which divides the nose into left and right halves. A deviated septum, often occurring when the nasal septum has a bend in it, may cause chronic sinusitis and blockage of the smaller nasal cavity. The deviated septum can usually be corrected or improved by surgery.


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