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, pl.


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


n. pl. nar·es (-ēz)
An external opening in the nasal cavity of a vertebrate; a nostril.

nar′i·al (-ē-əl) adj.


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


A nostril. Either of the two external openings of the nasal cavity.

naris (narˑ·is),

n the nostril, the external opening of the nose.


, pl. nares (nā'ris, -rēz) [TA]
Anterior opening to nasal cavity.
Synonym(s): anterior naris.

naris (nares),

n one of two external openings into the nasal cavity; nostril.
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Ministers responsible for agricultural research must play a leading role in the effort to upgrade NARIs so that they can serve as new centers of agricultural innovation.
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