Middle nasal concha

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Middle nasal concha
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Ethmoid bone from behind.
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Lateral wall of nasal cavity, showing ethmoid bone in position. (Middle nasal concha is at bottom of pink region.)
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Latin Concha media
TA A06.1.02.014
FMA 57459
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The medial surface of the labyrinth of ethmoid consists of a thin lamella, which descends from the under surface of the cribriform plate, and ends below in a free, convoluted margin, the middle nasal concha.

It is rough, and marked above by numerous grooves, directed nearly vertically downward from the cribriform plate; they lodge branches of the olfactory nerves, which are distributed to the mucous membrane covering the superior nasal concha.

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This article incorporates text in the public domain from page 156 of the 20th edition of Gray's Anatomy (1918)

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