agger nasi

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agger

 [aj´er] (pl. ag´geres) (L.)
an elevation.
agger na´si ridge of nose: an elevation at the anterior free margin of the middle nasal concha.
Agger nasi. From Dorland's, 2000.

ag·ger na·si

[TA]
an elevation on the lateral wall of the nasal cavity lying between the atrium of the middle meatus and the olfactory sulcus; it is formed by the mucous membrane covering the base of the ethmoidal crest of the maxilla.
Synonym(s): nasal ridge

ag·ger na·si

(ahgĕr nāsī) [TA]
Elevation on the lateral wall of the nasal cavity lying between the atrium of the middle meatus and the olfactory sulcus.
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"But when we had him the doctors noticed he had low set ears, a broad nasal ridge as well as single palm creases on both hands."