paranasal

[ par-uh-ney-zuh l ]
/ ˌpær əˈneɪ zəl /

adjective Anatomy.

situated near the nasal cavities.

Nearby words

  1. paramyoclonus,
  2. paramyotonia,
  3. paramyxoviridae,
  4. paramyxovirus,
  5. paranaguá,
  6. paranasal sinus,
  7. paranaíba,
  8. paraneoplasia,
  9. paraneoplastic syndrome,
  10. paranephros

Origin of paranasal

First recorded in 1905–10; para-1 + nasal1

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