- of or relating to the nares or nostrils.
Also nar·ine [nair-in, -ahyn] /ˈnɛər ɪn, -aɪn/.
Origin of narial
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The plane of the narial rim is oblique to the lateral surface of the maxilla.Two New Pelycosaurs from the Lower Permian of Oklahoma
Richard C. Fox
Corresponding with the clumsy nose are very short nostrils, the commencement of the narial aperture being therefore very far back.The Cambridge Natural History, Vol X., Mammalia
Frank Evers Beddard
This means that there is a factor that inhibits the development of the narial flap.Inheritance of Characteristics in Domestic Fowl
Charles Benedict Davenport
The narial passage is freely open, maxillo-turbinals not being developed.
The internal or nasal surface, like that of the premaxillae, is excavated by a deep longitudinal groove, the narial passage.
narine (ˈnɛərɪn, -raɪn)
- anatomy of or relating to the nares
C19: from Latin nāris nostril
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