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Nasal Septum

The nasal septum is the wall that separates the left and right nostrils, and it is made up of cartilage, bone, and other tissues. If the septum is centered in the middle of the nose, air flows equally to each nostril.

ByHealthwise Staff
Primary Medical ReviewerWilliam H. Blahd, Jr., MD, FACEP - Emergency Medicine
Specialist Medical ReviewerDavid Messenger, MD
Last RevisedMarch 18, 2013

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Last Updated: March 18, 2013
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