nasal arch


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na·sal arch

bridge of the nose, the upward arching roof of the piriform aperture formed by the nasal processes of the maxilla of each side and the nasal bones between them. Eyeglasses rest centrally on various portions of this arch.

nasal arch

An arch formed by the nasal bones and by the nasal processes of the maxilla.
See also: arch

na·sal arch

(nāzăl ahrch)
Bridge of nose.