What is a nasal septum?

What is a nasal septum? Here are some definitions.

  1. (anatomy) A septum in the nose, separating the left and right airways in the nose, dividing the two nostrils.
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The only species so far described is R. kinealyi from the nasal septum of man, to which reference has above been made.
Certain germs may produce ulcers, as the glanders bacilli, which cause the ulcerations on the nasal septum in glanders.
When a perforation of the nasal septum is situated at some distance within the nasal orifice it seldom gives any trouble.
The nasal chambers are completely separated, the right from the left, by a cartilaginous partition, the nasal septum.
This is the most perfect operation we at present possess for the cure of deformities of the nasal septum.
The surgical specimen consisted of the nasal septum and irregular, mucosal, polypoid tissues.

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