limen nasi


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limen

 [li´men] (L.)
a threshold or boundary.
limen of insula (limen in´sulae) the point at which the cortex of the insula is continuous with the cortex of the frontal lobe.
limen na´si the ridge marking the boundary between the vestibule of the nose and the nasal cavity proper.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

li·men na·si

[TA]
a ridge marking the boundary between the nasal cavity proper and the vestibule.
Synonym(s): threshold of nose
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li·men na·si

(lī'men nā'sī) [TA]
A ridge marking the boundary between the nasal cavity proper and the vestibule.
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limen nasi

The boundary line between the bony and cartilaginous portion of the nasal cavity. It is also at this point that the nasal cavity proper and the vestibule of the nose meet.
See also: limen
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