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.
English Words From The PharaohsMost people recognize Ancient Greek and Latin as the primary donors to the English language. However, some of the most ancient words in English actually trace back to Ancient Egypt.
- nervous breakdown,
- nervous exhaustion,
- nervous indigestion,
- nervous lobe,
- nervous nellie,
- nervous wreck,
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