postnasal


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post·na·sal

(pōst-nā'săl),
1. Posterior to the nasal cavity.
2. Relating to the posterior portion of the nasal cavity.

postnasal

/post·na·sal/ (-na´z'l) posterior to the nose.

postnasal

(pōst-nā′zəl)
adj.
Located or occurring posterior to the nose.

postnasal

[-nā′zəl]
Etymology: L, post, after, nasus, nose
pertaining to the region posterior to the nasal cavity.

post·na·sal

(pōst-nā'zăl)
1. Posterior to the nasal cavity.
2. Relating to the posterior portion of the nasal cavity.

post·na·sal

(pōst-nā'zăl)
Posterior to the nasal cavity.
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