Does the nasal conchae filter and moisten incoming air?


Does the nasal conchae filter and moisten incoming air?

Nasal Conchae:

The nasal conchae are spiral-shaped structures found on either side of the nasal cavity. There are a total of three pairs of nasal conchae, with one from each pair on either side. These spaces are lined with mucus membranes.

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Yes, the nasal conchae helps to filter and moisten incoming care. These spiral-shaped spaces in the bones around the nasal cavity provided an...

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