nasal bone n.
An elongated rectangular bone that forms the bridge of the nose.
The nasal bone itself is next removed, together with part of the lachrymal bone and the nasal process of the frontal.
The nasal bone extends caudad as far as does the premaxillary; they terminate at the anterior border of the orbit.
The nasal bone of a jackal or fox, enclosed in a receptacle, is believed to ward off many evils.
The curvature of the nasal bone of the fossil Rhinoceros and its gigantic horn have given rise to many tales and popular legends.
The nasal bone should be rather depressed in the centre and slightly raised at the nostrils.
Medially, the tectum nasi persists, overlaid by the nasal bone laterally.