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Definition of Nasal
NasalNasal Na"sal (n[=a]"zal), a. [F., from L. nasus the nose. See
1. (Anat.) Of or pertaining to the nose.
2. (Phon.) Having a quality imparted by means of the nose;
and specifically, made by lowering the soft palate, in
some cases with closure of the oral passage, the voice
thus issuing (wholly or partially) through the nose, as in
the consonants m, n, ng (see Guide to Pronunciation,
[sect][sect] 20, 208); characterized by resonance in the
nasal passage; as, a nasal vowel; a nasal utterance.
Nasal bones (Anat.), two bones of the skull, in front of
Nasal index (Anat.), in the skull, the ratio of the
transverse the base of the aperture to the nasion, which
latter distance is taken as the standard, equal to 100.
Nasal Na"sal, n.
1. An elementary sound which is uttered through the nose, or
through both the nose and the mouth simultaneously.
2. (Med.) A medicine that operates through the nose; an
3. (Anc. Armor) Part of a helmet projecting to protect the
nose; a nose guard.
4. (Anat.) One of the nasal bones.
5. (Zo["o]l.) A plate, or scale, on the nose of a fish, etc.
Meaning of Nasal from wikipedia
- Look up Nasal
, or naso- in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. Nasal
/ˈneɪzəl/ is an adjective referring
to the nose, part of human...
by the nasal bones
and the nasal
the nasal septum which separates
the nasal cavity
- The nasal septum
the left and right airways
of the nasal
the two nostrils. It is depressed
by the depressor...
- The nasal cavity
is a large, air-filled space above
the nose in the middle
of the face. The nasal septum divides
into two cavities...
hair or nose hair, is the hair in the human
nose. Adult humans
have hair in the nostrils. Nasal
hair functions include filtering foreign
- The nasal cycle
is the unconscious alternating partial congestion
of the nasal cavities
animals. This results
- Nasal septum deviation
is a physical disorder
of the nose, involving
of the nasal
septum. Some displacement
is common, affecting
- romanized: plássein, to shape), commonly called
nose job, medically called nasal reconstruction
is a plastic surgery procedure
- § Brackets and transcription
delimiters. In phonetics, a nasal
, also called
a nasal occlusive
stop in contrast
with an oral stop or nasalized
- The nasal cannula
(NC) is a device
used to deliver supplemental oxygen
or increased airflow
to a patient
in need of respiratory
help. This device...
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