nasal bone


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na·sal bone

[TA]
an elongated rectangular bone that, with its fellow, forms the bridge of the nose; it articulates with the frontal bone superiorly, the ethmoid and the frontal process of the maxilla posteriorly, and its fellow medially.
Synonym(s): os nasale [TA]

nasal bone

n.
An elongated rectangular bone that forms the bridge of the nose.

na·sal bone

(nā'zăl bōn) [TA]
An elongated rectangular bone which, with its fellow, forms the bridge of the nose; it articulates with the frontal bone superiorly, the ethmoid and the frontal process of the maxilla posteriorly, and its fellow medially.
Synonym(s): os nasale [TA] .

nasal bone

Either of the two small bones forming the bridge of the nose.
See also: bone
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