deviated septum

Definitions of deviated septum
  1. noun
    abnormal displacement of any wall that separates two chambers (usually in the nasal cavity)
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    types:
    deviated nasal septum
    abnormal shift in location of the nasal septum; a common condition causing obstruction of the nasal passages and difficulty in breathing and recurrent nosebleeds
    type of:
    abnormalcy, abnormality
    an abnormal physical condition resulting from defective genes or developmental deficiencies
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