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a combining form meaning “nose,” used in the formation of compound words: nasology.
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Words nearby naso-
nasion, Nasiriyah, Naskapi, Naskhi, Nasmyth, naso-, nasofrontal, nasogastric, nasolacrimal, nasolacrimal duct, nasology
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How to use naso- in a sentence
In hay fever, the itching and redness of the eyes, nose, and throat are controlled from a sensitive point in the naso-pharynx.The Treatment of Hay Fever|George Frederick Laidlaw
Mancini also speaks of the faults of nasal and throaty voice: "Un cantare di gola e di naso."The Psychology of Singing|David C. Taylor
It is lawful to suspend "naso adunco" those whom we may not otherwise suspend.
The Bishop amused himself and Coley by saying, as he hung a fishhook on this man's nose-hook, 'Naso suspendis adunco.'Life of John Coleridge Patteson|Charlotte M. Yonge
Ex eius avis unus verrucam in extremo naso sitam habuit, ciceris grano similem; inde cognomen Ciceronis genti inditum.Selections from Viri Romae|Charles Franois L'Homond
British Dictionary definitions for naso-
Word Origin for naso-
from Latin nāsus nose
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