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ala

 [a´lah] (pl. a´lae) (L.)
a winglike process. adj., adj a´lar, a´late.
ala na´si the cartilaginous flap on the outer side of each nostril.
 Ala nasi with major and minor alar cartilages. From Dorland's, 2000.

a·la of nose

[TA]
the lateral, mobile, more or less flaring, wall of each naris.
Synonym(s): ala nasi [TA], pinna nasi, wing of nose

ala nasi

[nā′sī]
the outer flaring cartilaginous wall of the outer side of each nostril.

a·la na·si

(ā'lă nā'sī) [TA]
The lateral wall of each naris.

a·la of nose

(ā'lă nōz)
[TA]The lateral, mobile, more or less flaring, wall of each naris.
Synonym(s): ala nasi [TA] .

ala

pl. alae [L.] a winglike process, e.g. the cervical and caudal alae of nematodes; the wing-like structures at the esophageal and tail regions of the worm.

ala cinerea
an area on the floor of the 4th ventricle; the trigonum nervus vagi of the medulla oblongata.
ala lobuli centralis
a lobule of the rostral part of the cerebellar hemispheres that extends from the vermis.
ala nasi
the wing of the nose; the cartilaginous flap on the outer side of either nostril.
ala ossis illium
wing of the ilium.
sacral ala
the lateral parts of the base of the sacrum which carry the articular surfaces for the ilium and the transverse processes of the last lumbar vertebra.
ala spuria
the alula.
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Cells from the nasal septum The type of non-melanoma skin cancer investigated in this study is most common on the nose, specifically the alar wing of the nose, because of its cumulative exposure to sunlight.
The favoured aetiological theory, posited by Bruggeman in 1920, suggests an origin from the remnant of the embryonic nasolacrimal duct, and is is supported by the fact that both the nasolacrimal duct and nasolabial cysts are lined by the same pseudostratified columnar epithelium, and also by the fact that the cyst is located subjacent to the wing of the nose, in line with the naso-optic fissure.