The Nasal Cavity

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The eye and orbit | Main Anatomy Index | The ear

Last updated 30 March 2006

The Nose

 

The External Nose

 

Structure of the Nasal Septum (p. 754)

Click here for a diagram of the nasal septum.

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The Skeleton of the Nose (p. 754)

 

The Nasal Cavities

 

The Roof and Floor of the Nasal Cavity (p. 758)

 

The Walls of the Nasal Cavity (p. 758)

Click here for a diagram of the lateral wall of the nasal cavity.

Click here to go to the meatus.

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The Nasal Mucosa

 

The Olfactory Area of Nasal Mucosa (p. 756)

 

Nerves to the Respiratory Area of Nasal Mucosa (pp. 756-7)

 

Arteries of the Nasal Mucosa (p. 758)

Click here for a diagram on the innervation and blood supply of the mucosa of the nasal septum.

 

Veins of the Nasal Mucosa (p. 758)

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The Meatus of the Nose

Sphenopalatine Recess (p. 758)

 

Superior Meatus (p. 758)

 

Middle Meatus (p. 758)

 

Inferior Meatus (p. 758)

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The Paranasal Sinuses

 

The Frontal Sinuses (pp. 760, 762)

 

The Ethmoidal Sinuses (p. 762)

 

The Sphenoidal Sinuses (p. 762)

 

The Maxillary Sinuses (pp. 762-3)

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Michael Tam (c) 1998