Definition of Deviated septum

1. Noun. Abnormal displacement of any wall that separates two chambers (usually in the nasal cavity).

Specialized synonyms: Deviated Nasal Septum
Generic synonyms: Abnormalcy, Abnormality



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Literary usage of Deviated septum

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1. Edinburgh Medical Journal (1899)
"Bee., NY, 5th February 1898) the result of two hundred operations for deviated septum, performed by Asch's method. At no previous time have deductions been ..."

2. Medical Record by George Frederick Shrady, Thomas Lathrop Stedman (1896)
"Anterior obstructions may be due to deviated septum, chronic turgescence, growths, operations, dislocation of the triangular cartilage, and flattened alae ..."

3. Proceedings by Philadelphia County Medical Society (1901)
"By this latter she was treated for atrophic rhinitis and deviated septum. Examination showed a markedly deviated septum to the left, with marked atresia of ..."

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