LOWER Nasal Shell
It is located along the lateral wall of the nasal cavity.
It has two faces and two borders:
Medial Face & #8211; convex
Side Face & #8211; concave
Top Edge & #8211; presents three processes: lacrimal, ethmoidal and maxillary
Lower Edge & #8211; it's free and thick
THE Lower Nasal Shell hinges with 4 bones: Ethmoid, Maxilla, Lacrimal and Palatine.
|LOWER Nasal Shell (Grey) ASSOCIATED WITH FACE BONES
|Source: SOBOTTA, Johannes. Atlas of Human Anatomy. 21st. Rio de Janeiro: Guanabara Koogan, 2000.|
|LOWER Nasal Shell (Brown) ASSOCIATED WITH FACE BONES|
|Source: NETTER, Frank H .. Atlas of Human Anatomy. 2 ed. Porto Alegre: Artmed, 2000.|
Fourteen (14) bones