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Vomeronasal cartilage

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Vomeronasal cartilage

Vomeronasal cartilage
Frontal section of nasal cavities of a human embryo 28 mm long. (Vomeronasal cartilage labeled at bottom left.)
Latin cartilago vomeronasalis
Anatomical terminology

The vomeronasal cartilage (or Jacobson's cartilage) is a narrow strip of vomeronasal organ of Jacobson.

Ludwig Lewin Jacobson (1783–1843), a Danish anatomist, named this structure in 1809.

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