nasal cavity n.
The cavity on either side of the nasal septum, extending from the nares to the pharynx, and lying between the floor of the cranium and the roof of the mouth.
In the first case the nasal cavity, in the others the orbital or buccal cavity, were generally concurrently involved.
Not only is the septum involved, but also the outer plates of the nasal cavity.
They are usually pedunculated, and as they increase in size they become pendulous in the nasal cavity.
In these cases the nasal cavity, which is the seat of the sense, is much larger, and the muscles in it are much stronger.
The nasal cavity consists of a large grey septumless cavern showing dry crusts.
A retained bullet in the upper portion of the nasal cavity has already been referred to (fig. 60).
Insufflations of antiseptic powder are useless, and the nasal cavity should be left alone for 24 or 48 hours.
In the human skull, overlying the nasal cavity, there are two thin plates of bone perforated with numerous small apertures.
Foramen by which the orbito-nasal or first division of the fifth passes to the nasal cavity.
During these procedures the stem of the catheter should rest on the floor of the nasal cavity.