|Inferior nasal meatus
Roof, floor, and lateral wall of left nasal cavity. (Inferior meatus labeled at center right.)
||meatus nasi inferior
The inferior meatus, the largest of the three meatuses of the nose, is the space between the inferior concha and the floor of the nasal cavity.
It extends almost the entire length of the lateral wall of the nose, is broader in front than behind, and presents anteriorly the lower orifice of the nasolacrimal canal.
Left palatine bone. Nasal aspect. Enlarged.
Coronal section of nasal cavities.
Sagittal section of nose mouth, pharynx, and larynx.
This article incorporates text from a public domain edition of Gray's Anatomy.