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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.)
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Latin cartilago vomeronasalis
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Dorlands
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12217270
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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  • http://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/jacobson's+cartilage



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