Definitions for vomerˈvoʊ mər

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

vo•merˈvoʊ mər(n.)

  1. a bone of the skull in most vertebrates, forming part of the nasal septum of mammals.

    Category: Anatomy

Origin of vomer:

1695–1705; < L vōmer plowshare

vo•mer•ineˈvoʊ məˌraɪn, -mər ɪn, ˈvɒm əˌraɪn, -ər ɪn(adj.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. vomer(noun)

    thin trapezoidal bone of the skull forming the posterior and inferior parts of the nasal septum

Wiktionary

  1. vomer(Noun)

    The vomer bone; the small thin bone that forms part of the septum between the nostrils.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Vomer(noun)

    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. Vomer(noun)

    the pygostyle

Freebase

  1. Vomer

    The vomer is one of the unpaired facial bones of the skull. It is located in the midsagittal line, and articulates with the sphenoid, the ethmoid, the left and right palatine bones, and the left and right maxillary bones.

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Vomer

    An unpaired thin ploughshare-shaped facial bone. It is situated in the median plane of the SKULL. The vomer forms the posterior and inferior border of the NASAL SEPTUM.

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