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nostril

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

, pl.

na·res

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

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

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

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

or

nares

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