external nose

ex·ter·nal nose

the visible portion of the nose that forms a prominent feature of the face; it consists of a root, dorsum, and apex from above downward and is perforated inferiorly by two nostrils separated by a septum.
Synonym(s): nasus externus, nasus (1)

ex·ter·nal nose

(eks-tĕr'năl nōz)
The visible portion of the nose that forms a prominent feature of the face; it consists of a root, dorsum, and apex from above downward and is perforated inferiorly by two nostrils separated by a septum.
Synonym(s): nasus (1) .

ex·ter·nal nose

(eks-tĕr'năl nōz)
Visible portion of nose that forms a prominent feature of the face; it consists of a root, dorsum, and apex from above downward and is perforated inferiorly by two nostrils separated by a septum.
References in classic literature ?
He pointed out-- writing in a foolish, facetious tone--that the perfection of mechanical appliances must ultimately supersede limbs; the perfection of chemical devices, digestion; that such organs as hair, external nose, teeth, ears, and chin were no longer essential parts of the human being, and that the tendency of natural selection would lie in the direction of their steady diminution through the coming ages.
Procedures affecting the external nose include resurfacing procedures and soft-tissue work, including local flaps and scar revision.
The team also found the skin "head group"- which included forehead, external nose, external ear and hair- was dominated by one type of bacteria, while sites on the trunk and legs were dominated by a different group.
Other locations included the paranasal sinuses (n = 19 [35%]), external nose (n = 9, [17%]), and nasal cavity (n = 4, [7%]).
Four of the 7 cases of RMS occurred in the paranasal sinuses, and the other 3 occurred in the external nose.
Clinically, these lesions involve the external nose (60%), the nasal cavity (30%), or both sites (10%) and typically present at birth or within the first few years of life.
This approach helped to provide greater stability and support to the external nose.
If deformity of the external nose is present, the incision is carried to the dorsum.
Anatomy: External nose, the nasal cavity, the nasopharynx and the paranasal sinuses.