Cartilago alaris major

Cartilago alaris major --> greater alar cartilage

One of a pair of cartilages that form the tip of the nose. It consists of a medial crus that extends into the nasal septum with its fellow of the opposite side, and a lateral crus that forms the anterior part of the wing of the nose.

Synonym: cartilago alaris major.

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