nasal cavity


The cavity on either side of the nasal septum, extending from the nares to the pharynx, and lying between the floor of the cranium and the roof of the mouth.

Nearby words

  1. nervous breakdown,
  2. nervous exhaustion,
  3. nervous indigestion,
  4. nervous lobe,
  5. nervous nellie,
  6. nervous wreck,
  7. nervously,
  8. nervule,
  9. nervuration,
  10. nervure

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