Vomer meaning

vōmər
A thin flat bone forming the inferior and posterior part of the nasal septum and dividing the nostrils in most vertebrates.
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(anat.) The thin, flat cranial bone forming the lower and posterior part of the septum that separates the nasal passages.
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A thin flat bone forming the inferior and posterior part of the nasal septum and dividing the nostrils in most vertebrates.
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(anatomy) The vomer bone; the small thin bone that forms part of the septum between the nostrils.
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Origin of vomer

  • Latin vōmer plowshare

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition