What Is Rhinoplasty Surgery? - Definition, Risks & Recovery


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What is the medical term for surgery on the nose?

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1. What type of rhinoplasty includes cuts or incisions on the columella?

2. The part of the nose that divides the left and right airways into separate nostrils is called what?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Surgical procedures on the nose can be done for a number of reasons. This test and worksheet pairing will help you test your understanding of the vocabulary associated with this surgery along with its complications and recovery period.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In this test, you'll be quizzed on the:

  • Medical term for surgery on the nose
  • Parts of the nose
  • Risks of this surgery
  • Recovery

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information about rhinoplasty surgery from the related lesson
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding the risks of rhinoplasty and interpret the information correctly
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about why an extended recovery period following rhinoplasty surgery is important

Additional Learning

To learn more about rhinoplasty, review the accompanying lesson, What is Rhinoplasty Surgery? - Definition, Risks & Recovery. The lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Define rhinoplasty and find examples of why rhinoplasty is performed
  • Differentiate between open rhinoplasty and closed rhinoplasty
  • Understand the risks of rhinoplasty and identify examples
  • Know the importance and length of recovery after rhinoplasty surgery