The nasal septum is the wall that separates the left and right nostrils. It is made up of cartilage, bone, and other tissues. If the septum is centered in the middle of the nose, air flows equally through each nostril.
Primary Medical ReviewerAdam Husney, MD - Family Medicine
Specialist Medical ReviewerDonald R. Mintz, MD - Otolaryngology
Current as ofNovember 14, 2014
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