Definition of Vomer

1. Noun. Thin trapezoidal bone of the skull forming the posterior and inferior parts of the nasal septum.

Group relationships: Nasal Septum, Skull
Generic synonyms: Bone, Os



Definition of Vomer

1. n. A bone, or one of a pair of bones, beneath the ethmoid region of the skull, forming a part a part of the partition between the nostrils in man and other mammals.

2. n. A bone, or one of a pair of bones, beneath the ethmoid region of the skull, forming a part a part of the partition between the nostrils in man and other mammals.

Definition of Vomer

1. Noun. (context: anatomy) The vomer bone; the small thin bone that forms part of the septum between the nostrils. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Vomer

1. a bone of the skull [n -S] : VOMERINE [adj]

Medical Definition of Vomer

1. A bone, or one of a pair of bones, beneath the ethmoid region of the skull, forming a part a part of the partition between the nostrils in man and other mammals. The pygostyle. Origin: L, a plowshare. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Vomer

volved
volvelle
volvelles
volves
volving
volvocida
volvox
volvoxes
volvuli
volvulosis
volvulus
volvuluses
volyer
volyers
volynskite
vomer (current term)
vomer bone
vomer bones
vomer cartilagineus
vomeral groove
vomeral sulcus
vomerine
vomerine cartilage
vomerobasilar
vomerobasilar canal
vomeronasal
vomeronasal organ
vomerorostral canal

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