Nasal Septum

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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.

Current as of: November 14, 2014

Author: Healthwise Staff

Medical Review: Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine & Donald R. Mintz, MD - Otolaryngology