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Textbook Problem

Which of the following form(s) the nasal septum?

1. Frontal process of the maxilla bone

2. Ethmoid bone

3. Nasal bones

4. Vomer

A. 3 only

B. 4 only

C. 1 and 3 only

D. 2 and 4 only

Summary Introduction

Introduction:

In the upper respiratory system, the nose is the outermost region, which is comprised of the bone and cartilage. It is responsible for letting the air enter the respiratory system.

Explanation

Explanation for the correct answer:

Option (d) is given as 2 and 4 only. The nasal septum is the interior region of the nose, which is a partition that segregates the nasal cavity into 2 equal chambers wherein posteriorly the septum is formed by the ethmoid bone’s perpendicular plate and by the vomer. On the other hand, anteriorly, the septum is made of the septal cartilages. Hence, option (d) is a correct answer.

Explanation for the incorrect answer:

Option (a) is given as 3 only...

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