Definition of nostrils. Meaning of nostrils. Synonyms of nostrils

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Definition of nostrils

Nostril Nos"tril, n. [OE. nosethril, nosethirl, AS. nospyrl; nos for nosu nose + pyrel opening, hole, from pyrel pierced, for pyrhel, fr. purh through. ? See Nose, and Through, and cf. Thrill.] 1. (Anat.) One of the external openings of the nose, which give passage to the air breathed and to secretions from the nose and eyes; one of the anterior nares. Note: In sperm whales, porpoises, and allied animals, there is only one nostril, which is situated on the top of the head and called a spiracle. 2. Perception; insight; acuteness. [Obs.] Methinks a man Of your sagacity and clear nostril should Have made another choice. --B. Jonson.

Meaning of nostril from wikipedia

- a nostril (or naris ˈ , n , ɛər , ɨ , s, plural nares ˈ , n , ɛər , iː , z) is one of the two channels of the nose , from the point where
- from the tip to the anterior edge of the nostrils, from the tip to the base of the skull, or from the tip to the cere (for raptors and
- nose , normally for the purpose of wearing jewelry; among the different varieties of nose piercings, the nostril piercing is the most common.
- the black-nostril false moray, blacknose false moray, or blacknose reef eel kaupichthys atronasus, is an eel in the family chlopsidae it
- the nostril picker is a 1993 horror film of the slasher genre. the film stars carl zschering as joe bukowski, a homicidal maniac who
- cartoonist, best known as the creator of the syndicated comic strip heavenly nostrils , as well as the long-running web comic ozy and millie .
- margin of the nasal notch of the maxilla , and from the lesser alar cartilages , and is inserted into the skin near the margin of the nostril .
- the nasal septum separates the left and right airways in the nose , dividing the two nostril s. it is depressed by the depressor septi nasi
- anatomically, a nose is a protuberance in vertebrate s that houses the nostril s, or nares, which admit and expel air for respiration in
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