Pyriform aperture

The pyriform aperture, is a pear-shaped, bony inlet of the nose, is formed by the nasal and maxillary bones. The maxillary spines mark the inferior margin of the pyriform aperture.

See also


Head and neck anatomy
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rID: 21316
System: Head & Neck
Section: Anatomy
Tags: stub, refs
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