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nostril

 [nos´tril]
either aperture of the nose; see nares.

na·ris

, pl.

na·res

(nā'ris, -res), [TA]
Anterior opening to the nasal cavity.
[L.]

nostril

/nos·tril/ (nos´tril) either of the nares.

nostril

(nŏs′trəl)
n.
Either of the external openings of the nose; a naris.

nos·tril

(nos'tril)
Anterior opening to either side of the nasal cavity.
Synonym(s): naris, prenaris.
[L. naris]

nostril

One of the paired openings into the (SC)nose(D) that contains hairs which can trap gross particulate matter in the inhaled air.

nostril

or

nares

an external opening of the nose leading into the nasal cavity.

nostril

either of the two apertures (nares) of the nose that lead into the nasal cavity. See also nasal cavity.

nostril dilatation
accompanies dyspnea, is also present in tetanus as part of the generalized muscular tetany.
false nostril
a blind pouch of skin dorsal to the true nostril in the horse. Called also nasal diverticulum.
false nostril cyst
developmental abnormality in the false nostril of a horse.
nostril fly
see oestrusovis.
hemorrhage from nostril
regurgitation from nostril
a common finding in food animals as part of a syndrome of esophageal obstruction; also in horses with gastric dilatation and cows with severe rumen distention; also occurs in recumbent ruminants with motor paralysis as in milk fever or general anesthesia.
nostril vibrissae
the special tactile hairs around the nostrils.
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Have the individual block among their nostrils and hold the leader next the opened up nostril.
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It was reported that, due to slight turbinate swelling in one nostril, the air flow is greater into one nostril than into another nostril.
There was a statistically significant difference using the t-test, when considering nasal resistance values (right nostril, left nostril, and total) before physical activity and after physical activity, without mask (P = 0.
6 breaths per minute) for 1 hour each day while pressing either the left or right nostril closed.
First, we can start with alternative nostril breathing.