What does vomer mean?

Definitions for vomerˈvoʊ mər

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. vomer(noun)

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


  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

  3. Origin: [L., a plowshare.]


  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.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Vomer

    vō′mėr, n. the thin flat bone forming part of the middle partition of the nose, separating the nostrils. [L., 'a ploughshare.']

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.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of vomer in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of vomer in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

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