vomeronasal


vomeronasal
\\|vämərō+\ adjective
Etymology: vomero- + nasal
: of or relating to the vomer and the nasal region and especially to Jacobson's organ or Jacobson's cartilage

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  • vomeronasal — Relating to the vomer and the nasal bone. * * * vom·ero·na·sal .väm ə rō nā zəl, .vōm adj of or relating to the vomer and the nasal region and esp. to the vomeronasal organ or the vomeronasal cartilage * * * vo·mero·na·sal (vo″mər o… …   Medical dictionary

  • vomeronasal — adjective Of, pertaining to, or situated near the vomer bone between the nose and the mouth …   Wiktionary

  • vomeronasal — vom·ero·nasal …   English syllables

  • vomeronasal nerve — n a nerve that exists in the human fetus but disappears before birth, that originates in the olfactory epithelial cells of the vomeronasal organ, and that passes through the submucous tissue of the nasal septum and the cribriform plate of the… …   Medical dictionary

  • vomeronasal cartilage — n a narrow process of cartilage between the vomer and the cartilage of the nasal septum called also Jacobson s cartilage * * * cartilago vomeronasalis …   Medical dictionary

  • vomeronasal organ — n either of a pair of small blind pouches or tubes in many vertebrates that are situated one on either side of the nasal septum or in the buccal cavity and that are reduced to rudimentary pits in adult humans but are developed in reptiles,… …   Medical dictionary

  • Vomeronasal organ — Infobox Anatomy Name = Vomeronasal organ Latin = organum vomeronasale GraySubject = 223 GrayPage = 996 Caption = Frontal section of nasal cavities of a human embryo 28 mm. long (Vomeronasal organ of Jacobson labeled at right) Caption2 = Precursor …   Wikipedia

  • Vomeronasal cartilage — Infobox Anatomy Name = PAGENAME Latin = cartilago vomeronasalis GraySubject = 223 GrayPage = 996 Caption = Frontal section of nasal cavities of a human embryo 28 mm. long. (Vomeronasal cartilage labeled at bottom left.) Caption2 = System =… …   Wikipedia

  • voméronasal, e, aux —  adj. Organe voméronasal : élément du système olfactif …   Le dictionnaire des mots absents des autres dictionnaires

  • vomeronasal organ — noun Date: circa 1926 either of a pair of small blind pouches or tubes in many vertebrates that are situated one on either side of the nasal septum or in the buccal cavity and that are reduced to rudimentary pits in adult humans but are developed …   New Collegiate Dictionary


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