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nares

 [na´rēz] (L.)
plural of na´ris, the external openings of the nasal cavity; called also nostrils.
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nares

The plural of NARIS.
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nares

see NOSTRIL.
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The term brachycephalic syndrome refers to combination of elongated soft palate, stenotic nares and everted laryngeal saccules all of which are commonly seen in short headed dog breeds.
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Like many of his breed, he suffers from stenotic nares, a genetic condition where the nostrils are so pinched he can't breathe.
And his nose was disfigured by a condition called stenotic nares. The poor boy was quite unable to breathe through his nose, which limited his athletic prowess and resulted in his subdued attitude.
Your description is very suggestive of a rather uncommon condition called 'stenotic nares' in which the nostrils are abnormally small and narrow.