root of nose

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root of nose

[TA]
the upper least protruding portion of the external nose situated between the two orbits.
Synonym(s): radix nasi [TA]

root of nose

The top of the nose where it meets and makes an angle with the base of the forehead between the eyes.
See also: root
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Other type of flaps like tunneled forehead flap (7), Triple-flap medial canthal reconstruction (8), glabellar flap modification "flap in flap" technique (9), Radix nasi transposition flap (10) have been described in literature for varying amount of defects with satisfactory results.
Radix nasi transposition flap for medial canthus and nasal sidewall defects.

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