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antrum (Lat.) a sinus; a cavity, esp leading into nose.
choana (Lat.) a funnel-shaped opening, esp either of those connecting the nasal cavities to the pharynx.
infundibulum a funnel-shaped body part (eg the nares).
intranasal lying within or administered by way of the nasal structure.
intranasally (Adv.) INTRANASAL, lying within or administered by way of the nasal structure.
leptorrhine having a long narrow nose.
monorhinal having one nostril.
monorhine having one nostril; (noun) an animal that has one nasal orifice.
narial of or relating to the nostrils.
naric of or relating to the nostrils.
narine of or relating to the nostrils.
nasial relating to the nasion, the middle point of the nasofrontal suture.
nasion the middle point of the nasofrontal suture.
nasofrontal relating to the nose and the frontal bone.
nasopharynx the upper part of the pharynx continuous with the nasal passages.
nose the organ of smell (verb) to sniff with the nose
noseless without a nose.
noselike like a nose.
nostril an external opening of the nose.
platyrrhinian having a short, flat nose; (noun) someone with a short flat nose.
puggish like a monkey or pug-dog; snub-nosed.
retrousse (Fr.) of the nose, turned up.
rhinal of or relating to the nose.
sinuslike resembling a sinus.
vomeronasal relating to the vomer and the nasal cavity.