nasal meatus


Any of three passages, designated inferior, middle, and superior, in the nasal cavity that are formed by the projection of the ethmoidal crests.

Nearby words

  1. neumatic,
  2. neume,
  3. neumünster,
  4. neupest,
  5. neur-,
  6. neural arch,
  7. neural chip,
  8. neural computer,
  9. neural crest,
  10. neural crest syndrome

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