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plural of na´ris, the external openings of the nasal cavity; called also nostrils.
nares/na·res/ (na´rēs) [L.] the nostrils; the external openings of the nasal cavity.
[ner′ēz] sing. naris,
naresThe plural of NARIS.
the type of external nostrils found in many gallinaceous and anserine birds. The nostril does not reach beyond the nasal-frontal hinge.
a kind of nostril found in some birds. The external nares are long and slit-like and extend caudally beyond the nasal-frontal hinge.
a congenital anomaly found most commonly in brachycephalic dogs. There is inspiratory dyspnea, often forcing open-mouth breathing, and sometimes coughing or gagging. Associated anomalies, such as elongated soft palate and everted laryngeal saccules, are common, as are secondary changes in the respiratory tract, including laryngeal and tracheal collapse.