Regions of the Nasal Cavity Flashcards Preview

Gross Anatomy II Exam I > Regions of the Nasal Cavity > Flashcards

Flashcards in Regions of the Nasal Cavity Deck (5)
Loading flashcards...
1

What is the area just inside of each nostril called?

Nasal Vestibule

2

What is contained within the nasal vestibule?

1) Hair
2) Sebaceous Glands
3) Sweat Glands

3

What is the area that occupies the lower 2/3 of the nasal cavity?

Respiratory region

4

What is the area of the nasal cavity that is the upper 1/3 of the nasal septum and the superior nasal concha?

Olfactory region

5

What is contained within the olfactory region of the nasal cavity?

The fibers of the Olfactory Nerve (CN I) which pass down through the cribriform plate