retronasal

ret·ro·na·sal

(ret'rō-nā'zăl),
Posterior nasal; relating to the posterior nares.

retronasal

(rĕt″rō-nā′zăl) [L. retro, back, + nasus, nose]
Pert. to or situated at the back part of the nose.

ret·ro·na·sal

(ret'rō-nā'zăl)
Posterior nasal; relating to posterior nares.

retronasal

pertaining to the back part of the nose.
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